John Connors joined Ignition as a partner in 2005. He invests principally in business software and services.
Prior to joining Ignition, John was an executive with Microsoft Corporation in numerous executive roles, including Vice President of Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer. He serves on the Board of Directors for Nike, Scout Analytics, Datasphere, Korrio, Motif Investing, Splunk, Parse and Tier 3. Previously, he was a board member of Heroku (later sold to Salesforce.com), Recruiting.com (eventually acquired by Jobing.com) and Xensource (sold to Citrix in 2007.) Connors earned his BA in accounting from the University of Montana. He also received the Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Montana.