John Melas-Kyriazi

Senior Associate, Spark Capital
John Melas-Kyriazi is a senior associate at Spark Capital. John joined Spark in 2014 and enjoys working with entrepreneurs who deploy first principles and the latest advancements in science and technology to solve complex, fundamental problems in society.
John started out his career as an applied physics researcher at Stanford. He dropped out of a Ph.D. program in 2012 to become one of the first employees at StartX, a startup accelerator program affiliated with Stanford University. At StartX, John cofounded the Stanford-StartX Fund, an investment vehicle funded by Stanford University and Stanford Health Care.