John Kaaiohelo

John Kaaiohelo
Special Advisor to CIO, Telenor

John serves as the Special Advisor to the Chief Investment Officer of Telenor’s Digital Businesses. His areas of responsibility include deal sourcing, valuation, and deal execution across Telenor’s Asian markets. He also involved in the management of four primary verticals: FinTech, Online Classifieds, Adtech, and IoT.

Prior to joining Telenor, John was a Vice President in the Hong Kong offices of Guggenheim Partners and also spent several years at Ward Ferry Management, a Hong Kong based hedge fund.

John is a graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy and earned his A.B. summa cum laude in History from Princeton University, and his A.M. in Regional Studies East Asia from Harvard University, where he was named a Graduate Prize Fellow.