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John Gardner

Managing Partner, Nokia Growth Partners

John is Managing Partner with Nokia Growth Partners. Before Nokia, he was with BlueRun Ventures, where he was one of its founding partners. Prior to that, John held a senior business development role at Nokia and has over 20 years of experience advising and working with start-up and emerging businesses. He has extensive transactional experience in mergers, acquisitions, and venture-capital investments. John holds an MBA from the University of Chicago and a law degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Law. John is based in Menlo Park, California.