John Starr - Adviser

  • John Starr, an American lawyer, divides his time between Australia and the US. He has been actively engaged in the venture capital, telecommunications and international media industries for more than twenty-five years.
  • As a commercial lawyer, John was a partner in the New York and Los Angeles law firm Davis & Cox, representing the interests of Howard Hughes and other high net worth individuals. As both principal and for clients, he developed cable and pay television and telecommunications systems in Central America, the United Kingdom and Europe.
  • John's venture capital activities have been centered in Seattle, Washington, where he worked with start-up multimedia companies in tandem with Paul Allen, among others, and in Los Angeles, with significant United States venture capital firms active in the internet and technology arenas.
  • In Australia, John currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of Pacsoft, Ltd., an ASX listed company, and has been a director of the company since 2001.
  • John is a graduate of Harvard College and Columbia Law School.

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