John L. Cecil joined New Science Ventures as a Partner and Senior Advisor in April 2014. John is Chairman and CEO of Eagle Knolls Capital and a Senior Advisor to Epoch Investment Partners. Previously, he was Chairman of CP Kelco, a specialty chemicals company and a leading manufacturer of organic hydrocolloids. Until 2000, John was Chief Financial and Administrative Officer of Lehman Brothers, and was a member of the Firm’s Operating and Executive Committees. Prior to Lehman, he was a Director at McKinsey & Company, serving as a leader of both its Information Technology and Media Practice and its Strategy Practice. John holds an A.B. degree from Princeton University, an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.