Brad Johns
Partner, Yaletown Partners

A Partner at Yaletown, Brad has over 30 years of experience in private equity, venture capital, business development, product management and manufacturing. Based in Calgary, he finds and scales emerging growth opportunities in the enterprise, energy and industrial sectors. He is a member and past Chairman of the A100, and volunteers as a coach/mentor with the VMSA.

Brad leads Yaletown’s investments in ThoughtExchange, Showbie, and LoginRadius, focusing on enterprise and industrial technologies that transform traditional processes. He previously led the firm’s investments in Monexa (acquired by Netsuite), Shadow Networks (acquired by Acalvio), and Chaordix (acquired by Benevity).

Before joining Yaletown, Brad was a Partner at Moneta Capital where he was responsible for information and industrial technology investments and Vice-President of Launchworks, a venture capital firm that was among the top performers in its vintage. Earlier in his career, he was an executive at global telecommunications giant Nortel, providing leadership in manufacturing and product management in Canada and the UK. Brad holds a B.Sc in mechanical engineering from Queen’s University, an M.Eng in systems engineering from McMaster University, and an MBA from INSEAD.