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John Tenet

Co-Founder and Vice Chairman

John Tenet leads 8VC’s focus on investments at the intersection of National Security and Defense as well as incubating companies in those sectors. Prior to joining 8VC, John worked at Valar Ventures, where he was responsible for investments across a variety of sectors, helping to shape the firm’s U.S. strategy. John began his career at Allen & Company in New York City, where he worked in the firm’s Capital Markets and Investment Management groups. John holds a B.A. in Government from Georgetown University.

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