John Willard

John Willard
Managing Director
Silicon Valley Bank

Phone: 650-855-3065

Professional Summary

I'm a Managing Director at Silicon Valley Bank and lead a group that provides venture debt financing and global banking & investment services to technology companies in the Bay Area. My focus is on venture backed companies in the software, applications, media and consumer spaces with revenues up to $100 million. I specialize in Growth Capital, recurring revenue financing for SaaS companies, Structured Finance and Acquisition financing.

I joined SVB in 1996 and have served in a variety of roles within SVB. Over my 19 years at SVB, I’ve been involved in closing over $2 Billion in venture debt transactions. Prior to joining SVB, I worked at Bank of America in London.