John Kao

Co-Founder and Partner, Canyon Bridge

Before Canyon Bridge, John spent 20 years at Jones Day, where he specialized in corporate law, M&A, and private equity transactions, and served as Asia chair of M&A and partner-in-charge for the Beijing office. During his career at Jones Day, he worked on more than 100 M&A deals in industries spanning technology, energy, media, automotive, food, and retail.

John was named to the 2012 “Top Lawyers” list by Legal 500. He holds a BS in civil engineering from the Virginia Military Institute and a JD from the William Mitchell College of Law.