J.P. is currently a first year MBA student at Chicago Booth and a venture capital Associate at Hyde Park Angels, one of the midwest's most active early-stage investors. Prior to Hyde Park Angels, J.P. was an Associate for OCA Ventures focused on core tech investments, and an Associate for VU Venture Partners focused on early-stage consumer investments. In addition, he led several Corporate Venture and Innovation initiatives at Macy's before diving headfirst into VC. At Booth, he is an active member of several professional and social clubs, including the Entrepreneurship & VC Club and the Wine Club. He has a B.S. from Northwestern University ('15) and enjoys travel, collecting wine, scuba diving and deep sea fishing. You can reach him at jbowgen@chicagobooth.edu.