John Jabara

Co-Founder & Entrepreneur in Residence
Entrepreneur In Residence

John is the founder of Savenia Labs, a MD-based company reinventing appliance, electrical product and home energy ratings so that individuals and businesses can assess lifetime energy costs and environmental impact prior to purchasing. John was recently named Maryland Entrepreneur of the Year by the Maryland Clean Energy Center. Savenia Labs was also named Maryland Incubator Company of the Year in 2013.


Prior to this role, John was a 22-year veteran of GlaxoSmithKline. His career included various commercial and business unit executive positions in 4 countries, 6 cities and across 15 roles covering pharmaceuticals, vaccines, diagnostics and eye care products.  John has launched over 25 products, built-out business units in the US and UK, and led start-up operations in Japan.  John also founded industry groups to better work with the governments of Japan and the United Kingdom, and served as a company representative in Washington DC.