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John Crane

Director Business Development

"Good ideas are everywhere, it’s courage that’s scarce"

John is the Managing Partner (Thailand) of Nest.vc, an Xpdite company. Nest is the leading provider of corporate accelerator programs in Asia and Middle East and Africa. Since 2015, Nest delivered bespoke innovation programs for leading corporate clients such as AIA, DBS, Infiniti, OCBC, Bangkok Bank, FedEx, AMEX ME.

From 2012 - 2014, John was based in the US, as CFO at Jet Support Services, Inc., the world’s largest independent provider of maintenance programs for private/business jets.

Prior to his time at JSSI, John had an extensive career in Asia including almost 14 years with JPMorgan in New York, Hong Kong, and Bangkok. Subsequent to JPM, John consulted for a number of Thai and international clients including Macquarie Bank, SMobile Systems, and Thoresen Thai Agencies.

John brings a wealth of industry and financial expertise to working with corporates on innovation, and helping young companies create opportunities to scale.