John Webb is currently the CEO and Managing Partner of Quantum Reach, a new venture capital and consulting hybrid which assists small and medium-sized companies in achieving their growth strategies. He is also an executive consultant to private equity/venture capital firms that have an interest in the healthcare industry.
John advises academic institutions to enhance their capabilities for tech transfer and true IP commercialization. And, is now assisting with various Michigan business initiatives. As a former senior executive in the Fortune 100, he has had oversight for many P&L units, ranging up to $5.0 billion in revenue. He has also had entrepreneurial responsibility for growth and the incubation of business endeavors in the $25-500M range.
Past companies have included Aetna, UNUM and Rockwell Int’l (Space Shuttle Program). John is on the Boards of two start-ups and is a guest instructor for Pepperdine University’s Micro-Enterprise Program. He has a BSME from Michigan State University and an MBA from Pepperdine University.
Of course, you don't need to be a Rocket Scientist to launch a startup. However, wouldn't it be nice to have one on hand for the more advanced technical and strategic issues?
With a 7 year background in aerospace, John J Webb, uses this skillset as one of many that he pulls from to help coach, consult or mentor in and beyond the startup community.
Expert Speaker, Panelist & Coach
An annual conference that is featured in various cities to discuss the impact of technology on business and society.
John was a speaker/ panelist at Detroit event.
Online talks on Innovation, Diversity and the Entrepreneurship
In 2015, John J Webb was one of the featured experts on the 168 hour livestream Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) Event, The Big Blab; which is currently pending a world record for its over 20K attendence.
In 2016, John J Webb, with his "Launch Talk" presentation, had the most popular talk throughout the three day, Startup Con Live, Livestream Conference.
Launch Talk Teaser
Snippet of John's popular, "Launch Talk" presentation on Startup Con Live.