Businessman, CEO, entrepreneur, Founder

 John Savignano, CEO of Bottom Line Consulting

John Savignano business career has spanned across broad management experience in diverse industries: from private equity to engineering consulting. He is the founder of Bottom Line Consulting, where his team orchestrates the valuation and marketing strategy for some of the world’s most innovative life sciences companies.

Savignano started his career as a Venture Capitalist at Texas Pacific Group, LP. John then moved on to DuPont Corporation where he eventually rose up to Vice President of Finance and Controller before becoming CEO of the company’s largest subsidiary over a span of six years.

In 1995, Savignano left DuPont to found Appian Corporation. Top-selling software applications used by both businesses and consumers have been developed under his leadership.

In 1999, Savignano left Appian and served as CEO of the global engineering consulting company EDAG. The company has received a number of awards in recognition of its long-term commitment to client success including the 2001 Ernst & Young Global Services Award for Excellence in Technology Services, which “recognizes outstanding organizational delivery of technology services. EDAG is the only company to have received this award three times.”

In 2000, Savignano founded Bottom Line Consulting. His team has helped over 200 healthcare companies raise over $37 billion in revenues since 2001. The company has been named one of the top 200 best performing companies in America by INC 5000 and was recognized as one of “America’s Most Promising Private Companies” by Institutional Investor Magazine. Bottom Line Consulting is based in San Mateo, California.

In 2003, Savignano joined Caliper Life Sciences as a board member. In 2016, John became CEO of Caliper, where he spearheaded the IPO of the company in 2017.

Savignano remains on the Boards of Karyopharm Therapeutics and Caliper Life Sciences. He is also Executive Chairman of C-Bridge Medical Inc. and is an investor in a number of emerging life sciences companies.

John graduated with a BA in Economics from Fairfield University and received his M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He is also a member of the Board of Visitors for the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame and currently serves as Treasurer for the American Italian Cancer Foundation, which helps children with cancer and their families. Learn more about John Savignano