VP Business Development
John Heltzel has more than 25 years of experience leading sales, business development and corporate development in the cybersecurity and B2B software industry. He has been the principal of Los Altos Advisors since 2009, serving multiple companies from startups to large SaaS organizations. Previously, John was Vice President of Business Development at NearbyNow, a location based mobile search company backed by Draper Fisher Jurvetson and Norwest Venture Partners. He lead business development on the west coast for Zix Corporation as well as Entrust, both leading cybersecurity companies. He began his career at Silicon Graphics in their business development group. John has a Bachelors of Arts in International Economics and an MBA from UCLA.