Peter Johnson is a Senior Associate with Jump Capital, an expansion-stage focused venture capital firm based in Chicago, Illinois. As an investor with Jump, Peter has invested in over 25 innovative companies.
Peter has a particular interest in financial technology, and has led Jump investments in Personal Capital and Pangea Payments. He is also a board observer at a broad range of portfolio companies, including 4C Insights, NowSecure, ParkWhiz, and Champion Medical Technologies.
Prior to joining Jump Capital, Peter advised financial services and technology organizations as an investment banker with Morgan Stanley and a management consultant with Deloitte Consulting.
Peter is also an advisor to MoneyThink, a financial literacy nonprofit, and a board member of VentureUp, an accelerator network for rising VCs investing in the Midwest.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Peter graduated from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business with a MBA in entrepreneurship, analytic finance, and accounting. He has a BS in finance and marketing from the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse, and is a CFA Charterholder.
A member of Class 20, Peter served his fellowship at Jump Capital under the mentorship of Garrett Vygantas (Class 13).