John Hoffmire chairs the Center on Business and Poverty. He is also Chairman of Cadence Innova, a change management consulting firm based in London. He sold an investment bank that he started to American Capital where he acted as Senior Investment Officer. He also worked at Ampersand Ventures, formerly Paine Webber’s private equity group. Earlier in his career, after he finished his Ph.D. at Stanford University, he was a consultant at Bain & Company. John’s major academic affiliation is as Research Associate at the Centre for Mutual and Co-owned Business, Kellogg College, University of Oxford. At the Center on Business and Poverty, John holds the Carmen Porco Chair for Sustainable Business.