John Stanton co-founded Chōsen in 2013 with Robin Connelley and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin as well as an MBA from the Pembroke College at University of Oxford.
John is also an investor and entrepreneur with nearly 15 years of experience. In 2007, he launched Momentum Ventures, to focus on bringing clean technology to MENA. He expanded the business to Hong Kong in 2010 to support the Asia Pacific region. The business represents his life-long passion to empower innovators and affect change in traditionally dirty industries in the developing world.
His fitness background is rooted in his experiences as a first team rower at the University of Texas at Austin and Pembroke College at the University of Oxford, and as the head coach of Oxford’s Saïd Business School Boathouse.
John has a passion and commitment to being healthy, happy and fit. He finds happiness is the quality of his meals, rest, challenging physical activity, and the rejuvenation and reflection time he gives himself.