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John Hamel

Co-founder and General Partner, Cue Ball

Mr. Hamel is co-founder and GP at Cue Ball Capital, a Boston-based venture and early growth equity firm focused on information services, Internet commerce, digital media, and specialty consumer businesses.  The partnership consists of leaders previously behind transformations in those spaces, including the CEO that transformed Thomson into the world’s largest information media company, Thomson Reuters, and the lead investors behind Chipotle and Redbox.  Mr. Hamel is active across all deals and sits on the boards of a number of portfolio companies.  He previously worked for eight years as Director of Business Intelligence for the technology-consulting firm, Answerthink.  In that role he became an advisor on performance management to many firms including Verizon, General Electric, Alliance Capital, Citizen’s Bank, Exelon Energy and Hard Rock Café.  Mr. Hamel is also co-founder of Hamel Group, a Boston based real estate development and management firm.  He holds an A.B. degree from Harvard University.