John  Chisholm

John Chisholm

John Chisholm, CEO of San Francisco based John Chisholm Ventures, has three decades of experience as an entrepreneur, CEO, and investor. A pioneer in online marketing research, in 1992 he founded and for five years served as CEO/Chairman of Decisive Technology (now part of Google), publisher of the first desktop and client-server software for online surveys. In 1997 he founded and for a decade served as CEO/Chairman of CustomerSat (now part of Confirmit), a leading provider of enterprise feedback management systems. Most recently, he co-founded and serves as chairman of Pyze, a mobile intelligence platform. John is also president and chairman emeritus of the worldwide MIT Alumni Association and a trustee of MIT and of the Santa Fe Institute. He advises entrepreneurs through the MIT Venture Mentoring Service, the Thiel Foundation 20 Under 20 Fellowship, and the Plug and Play Tech Center.