John Craven is the Managing Director of Craven Innovation. Craven Innovation works with executives and boards of directors to identify opportunities for innovation, establish and direct implementation programs and develop business strategies to drive transformation and deliver value. With more than 40 years’ experience in management consulting and information technology, John has worked with clients in Australia and Asia in high technology, financial services, communications, government and retail industries. John is also Chairman of Specialisterne Centre Australia and a member of the Global Board of the Specialist People Foundation that has the goal of creating one million jobs for people with Autism. John has a Bachelor of Science degree from Melbourne University and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. John is was appointed to the Boards of Social Venture Partners Melbourne Limited and the trustee of The Social Venture Partners Australia Fund in November 2015. John is also a Lead Partner for our 2015 investee, the I CAN Network.