John Dexheimer is President of LightWave Advisors, and has a record of success in helping leading edge technology growth firms. He has advised on over 100 completed company financings and mergers in photonics, software, communications, electronics, and materials. He is also a partner of First Analysis Private Equity Fund, a growth equity investor with a long record in private capital investing. Previously he led the IPO of Uniphase, subsequently managed the equity research and venture organization of CE Unterberg Towbin, and was in the software industry with GE, DRI, and Broadview International. He has a bachelor's degree from the University of Minnesota’s Institute of Technology and an MBA from Harvard.