John Keane, Jr.
John Keane, Jr. founded King Hill Capital in 2007 to invest in early stage cleantech companies that develop renewable energy or energy efficient technologies. He invests in cleantech companies to address two issues that concern him deeply: global climate change and the need for greater energy independence. John applies his nearly 20 years of operating experience when assessing investment opportunities and supporting the companies in which he invests.
Prior to founding King Hill Capital, John had been an executive in the software industry. Most recently, he was founder and CEO of ArcStream Solutions, a wireless systems integration firm. Prior to founding ArcStream, he held various leadership positions at Keane, Inc., supporting the company's revenue growth from $60 million to $1.1 billion. John began his career in corporate finance at J.P. Morgan.
John currently serves on the board of Lightning Hybrids, Purpose Energy, Ravenbrick, Stellaris, and Sundolier. He is a board observer for Greentech Media. He previously served on the board of Cleantech America (acquired by Meridian Energy), Design2Launch (acquired by Kodak), Keane (acquired by Caritor), and Solar Sentry, and as an observer at Albeo Technologies (acquired by GE Lighting).
John graduated from Harvard College and Harvard Business School.