John joined HubSpot in 2012 as its General Counsel and first in-house lawyer, managing legal, IP and corporate compliance. Previously, John was Senior Vice President and General Counsel for Endeca Technologies, Inc., where he joined as its first in-house lawyer in 2003, helping grow the business to 500+ employees before its sale to Oracle in December 2011. Before Endeca, John co-founded Zinio Systems, a San Francisco based digital publishing technology company. John started his legal career at the Boston office of Mintz Levin, a national law firm. Prior to his legal career, John was a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy, based in San Diego, where his tours of duty included deployment to the Persian Gulf during Desert Shield/ Desert Storm.
John holds a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Colorado (’87) and J.D., magna cum laude, from Boston College Law School (’95).