John Trbovich is a Managing Director and Co-Founder of AVP. Mr. Trbovich has over twenty years experience advising emerging growth companies in such areas as strategy, business development and finance. John was previously a principal investor in the information technology sector, and a co-founding principal of E*OFFERING. Prior to that role, John was a senior technology banker at Robertson Stephens & Co., where he participated in raising billions of dollars for technology companies as well as advising on mergers and acquisitions. Previously, John worked in merchant banking for Metzler Corp., the oldest privately-held German bank, and the investment banking department of Salomon Smith Barney. John is a graduate of the Harvard Business School and the School of Engineering at Columbia University.
John is a military brat, having lived in Massachusetts, Italy and Virginia prior to college. John is an avid sportsman, persistent golfer and thoroughly enjoys the outdoors. He and his wife, Mary Curtis, enjoy spending time with their three young children, and disciplining their golden retriever, Cotton.
Current and former director/observer/manager roles: A123 Systems (NASDAQ:AONE), Bioformix, CrossFiber, Iosil Energy, Mustang Vacuum Systems, MyUS.com, Nanosolar, RegisterPatient, SuperProtonic, TowerCloud and XOS Digital.