Hooks Johnston (Inova Strategic Investments)

1776 - 1133 15th Street NW Washington, 20005
Washington DC
Thu, Jul 27, 2017, 6:00 PM (EDT)

About this event

Hooks is a Managing Director of Inova Strategic Investments and the Inova Personalized Health Accelerator. He is responsible for leading Inova’s innovation investing and development for companies that are transforming Inova and global health services.

Hooks has been the CEO of a venture-backed company, the President of a public software company, managed four venture capital funds totaling $650 million and served on 20 corporate boards of directors. Prior to joining Inova, Hooks was a General Partner and co-founder of Valhalla Partners, an information technology venture capital firm. He raised, invested and helped manage two funds totaling $440 million. Valhalla invested in 43 companies. He was also a Managing Director of FBR Technology Venture Partners, where he raised, invested and managed two funds totaling $210 million. FBR Technology Venture Partners invested in 30 companies. Prior to that, Hooks was the CEO of Roadshow International, a leading provider of supply chain software. Roadshow had over 1,400 customers in 40 countries. Hooks merged Roadshow with Descartes Systems Group (NASDAQ: DSGX) and became President of the combined company.

Mr. Johnston is a graduate of Brown University and Harvard Business School.

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  • Hooks Johnston

    Hooks Johnston

    Inova Strategic Investments

    Hooks Johnston is a Managing Director of Inova Strategic Investments and the Inova Personalized Health Accelerator. He is responsible for leading Inova’s innovation investing and development for companies that are transforming Inova and global health services. He's managed four venture capital funds totaling $650 million and served on 20 corporate boards of directors.

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  • When

    Thursday, Jul 27
    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (EDT)

    Where

    1776
    1133 15th Street NW Washington20005

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