JOHN REDFERNCommercialization | Market Entry | Joint Venture

An engineer, lawyer and business professional with International experience founding start-ups and running global companies in energy tech, retail tech and data analytics. Specialist in business development, product commercialization, IP strategy, JV’s, partnering and negotiations focused on start-up, market entry, company brokerage and turnaround situations.


Startup Mentoring | Expertise built co-founding, growing and mentoring numerous start-ups while based in China for the last 13 years. Now back in the US, but continue to work with many active start-ups in China, Canada, the US and the EU.

Business Development | Proven professional in product commercialization, negotiations, partnering, licensing, turnarounds and company brokerage in energy tech, retail tech and data analytics.

Market Entry | Unique market entry insights based on tools from co-founded data analytics start-ups as well as an eclectic International career spanning multiple verticals and disciplines.


EDUCATION

MBA from INSEAD

Law Degrees from McGill University

Degree in Engineering Physics from Queen’s University

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