Juan Thurman

About Juan Thurman

Director of Strategy , Board of Directors, Fund General Partner

Juan is a Director of the SWAN Impact Network and focuses on  SWAN’s long-term strategy. He is also a Founder and General Partner of the Network’s sister organization, the SWAN Impact Fund, a VC fund focused on climate tech and life sciences.

In addition to his work with the angel network, Juan is a mentor, startup investor, and sales consultant, focused on working with early-stage companies get to the next level. He particularly enjoys working with B2B SaaS companies, platforms, communications, health tech, beer and social good. He is passionate about helping teams find customers, listening to their challenges and delivering win-win solutions. He is currently a Venture Partner at NextGen Venture Partners, and has held executive sales positions at Retreaver and Twilio. Juan has also has contributed in sales and technical areas at seven other companies, including both start-up companies and IBM.