CEO & President
John H. Glanville is the Managing Director of Athenaeum Capital Partners, an evergreen early-stage technology investment fund in Southern California. John manages fund raising, due diligence, investment, board and exit responsibilities for multiple investments with over 25 years of experience. The current portfolio mix focuses on sustainable impact investing including renewable energy, agriculture and environment. In addition, John serves as General Manager of Benchmark Maps, a leading publisher of road and recreation atlases and maps.
John has a long history of founding and growing organizations, both for profit and not for profit. These include Sustainable Change Alliance (impact investing), Social Venture Partners (chapters in Los Angeles and Santa Barbara), Pasadena Angels, Tech Coast Angels ACE Funds and the Los Angeles Business Technology Center. John serves on the Advisory Board for UCSB College of Engineering, a mentor for the UCSB Technology Management Program, and has been involved with numerous entrepreneurship programs as a mentor at Caltech, Art Center College of Design, Harvey Mudd, Lehigh, UT Austin, Keck Graduate School, USC, UCLA and other universities and programs.
John has extensive non-profit leadership experience serving in a variety of officer, board, committee and operational roles with Shelterbox USA, Rotary (Pasadena, Montecito, Goleta Clubs), Sustainable Change Alliance Foundation, the Caltech Associates, Caltech SURF, Pasadena Symphony, A Noise Within Theatre Company and others. John earned his BA degree in Fine Arts/Architecture from Lehigh University and his MS degree in Civil Engineering/Project Management from University of Texas at Austin.