Managing Director, Asia Link
John Kinzer is a Managing Director of Silicon Valley Bank’s Asia Link team, based in San Francisco. John and his team facilitate cross-border activity for technology companies and investors between Asia and North America.
Previously, John led Silicon Valley Bank’s Corporate Finance banking group based in Chicago and was responsible for providing strategic planning and advisory for large corporate technology companies in the greater Midwest, Texas and Rocky Mountain regions. Prior to that, John helped establish and led Silicon Valley Bank’s Specialty Finance group based in Denver, having also held increasingly senior positions within Silicon Valley Bank’s early stage banking group since joining in January 2004.
Prior to joining Silicon Valley Bank, John worked at ABN AMRO/LaSalle, where he was an Assistant Vice President in the Technology Banking group and also held roles with the Corporate Energy and Structured Finance groups.
John holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance, Sociology and Anthropology from Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri.