John Kinsella

John Kinsella

Strategy/Business Development


I have 15+ years executive level experience in business development and strategy leadership roles both as an entrepreneur and advisor, as well as in high-tech communications. I have a passion for building new businesses and a strong track record for building strategic partnerships to accelerate market growth and scale. 

Areas of Expertise

  • Business and Relationship Development
  • Sales
  • Strategic Planning
  • Entrepreneurial Experience
  • Competitive Spirit
  • Team Leadership

Work experience

Work experience

Director Business Development

2014 - Present
Rincon Technology, Inc., Santa Barbara, CA / Aix-en-Provence, France

Launch, grow, and build company expansion into European Union. Eclipsed last year's sales total in first four months of arrival and on track to increase sales by 200%. Responsible for marketing, pricing, and selling brand to Tier 1 telecom carriers and cable operators.  Source and manage new client relationships.

Managing Partner/Founder

2013 - 2015
Marquee Investment Management, LLC, Santa Barbara, CA

Founder of quantitative statistical arbitrage hedge fund. Raised over $5M within first few months of launch. Managed all investor relations. Developed marketing strategy, materials, and monthly performance reports.

Trader/Portfolio Manager

1995 - 2013
Schonfeld Group Holdings, LLC.​, Chicago /Boca Raton/ Santa Barbara

Managed long/short portfolio focused on equities, commodities, and futures trading for billion-dollar hedge fund. Developed and executed trades using event-driven, fundamental, technical, and momentum-based strategies. Achieved partner status. Supervised trading desk, conducted daily strategy meetings and training sessions for new traders.

Specialist/market Maker

1993 - 1995
Andover Securities, Chicago, IL

Stock Specialist/Market Maker

Iowa Grain, Chicago Board of Trade

1992 - 1993
Iowa Grain, Chicago Board of Trade, Chicago, IL




University of Notre Dame

Bachelor of Arts