Dr. John W. Thompson is a Venture Partner at Lightspeed Management Co. LLC, an Independent Director at Illumina, Inc., an Independent Chairman at Microsoft Corp. and a Member at National Infrastructure Advisory Council.
He is on the Board of Directors at Rubrik, Inc., Illumina, Inc., Illumio, Inc., JovianDATA, Inc., Liquid Robotics, Inc. and Wetlands America Trust, Inc.
Dr. Thompson was previously employed as a Chief Executive Officer & Director by Virtual Instruments Corp., an Independent Director by United Parcel Service, Inc., a Chairman by Symantec Corp., and a General Manager by International Business Machines Corp.
He also served on the board at Seagate Technology Plc, Beam Suntory, Inc., Crystal Decisions, Inc., Domo, Inc., NiSource, Inc., Northern Indiana Public Service Co., Seagate Technology LLC and Teach For America, Inc.
He received his undergraduate degree from Florida A&M University and a graduate degree from MIT Sloan School of Management.