John Connolly

SVP Product Management

John has over 20 years of experience in the technology industry. Starting out as a coder for Accenture after an MEng from the Queen’s University of Belfast, John later joined Apax Partners for a grounding in finance (rounded off by an MBA from INSEAD). He has both co-founded absolute start-ups and led product teams for large corporations. He is the former Chief Product Officer of Springer Nature, where he learned the enormous potential of bringing scientific research and technology closer together, and more recently as Chief Product Officer for Receipt Bank where he was responsible for the product strategy and product roadmap execution.