John Stockel

VP, Strategy & Corporate Development

John joined deepwatch in 2021 and leads the firm’s corporate development and strategy efforts.  He works across finance, operations, and everything that falls under the corporate development umbrella.

John is also part-time as a Vice President at ABS Capital, a leading growth equity firm, where he has spent the last 6 years supporting its cybersecurity, physical security, and data-centric technology and tech-enabled services investment efforts.  Select investments include deepwatch, GuidePoint Security, SquadLocker, and Alula.  Select exits include iZotope (merged with Native Instruments / Francisco Partners), INTTRA (acquired by E2Open / Insight), IgnitionOne (acquired by Zeta Global), and (IPO - ALRM:NASDAQ GS).

John holds an MSc in Finance from City, University of London and a BS from Salisbury University.