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John Pacifico

General Partner, COO + CFO / East Coast

Since 2018

With experience as a venture capitalist and a CEO of two healthcare technology companies, John brings a wide-ranging perspective to Canaan. John initially joined Canaan in 2000 as a healthcare investor and served interim roles in Canaan portfolio companies over several years before being named CEO of Abyrx (formerly Orthocon) in 2010. John also co-founded Kairuku, Inc., a SaaS solution for medical product distributors engaging with hospitals and surgery centers. John received a B.S. degree from Fairfield University, a MBA from Columbia Business School and is a Kauffman Fellow.

John in 5

Sport: Baseball - any team with players who work hard & love the game

Family: Stacy, Annalyn, Max and puppy Cal

Interests: Spending time with my family

Accomplishments: Invented new medical products that are FDA-cleared for use during surgical procedures

Bucket List: Seeing my team at Kairuku succeed

John in 5

Sport: Baseball - any team with players who work hard & love the game

Family: Stacy, Annalyn, Max and puppy Cal

Interests: Spending time with my family

Accomplishments: Invented new medical products that are FDA-cleared for use during surgical procedures

Bucket List: Seeing my team at Kairuku succeed