John C. Dean

Mr. Dean is a Managing Partner of Startup Capital Ventures. Previously, John was Managing Director of Tupetele Ventures Fund, LLC, and former Chairman and CEO of Silicon Valley Bancshares and Silicon Valley Bank. He spent a total of 30 years as an executive in the financial services industry, the last 10 of which was focused on technology start-up companies.  Since 2010, Mr. Dean has served as CEO and Chairman of Central Pacific Bank, a leading Honolulu bank, which he turned around from loss to profit in four quarters.

Mr. Dean is an advisor or director of various technology companies in the funds that he is involved in. 

Mr. Dean has a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and French from the Holy Cross College and a Master of Business Administration major in Finance from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. 

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