John Sheputis is a Managing Director of GI Partners and Co-Head of the firm’s Essential Tech+Science Fund. Additionally, Mr. Sheputis leads acquisition and development for its tech+science real estate business. He currently serves on the board of DRFortress. Prior to joining GI Partners, Mr. Sheputis was co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Fortune Data Centers, which helped establish the wholesale data center segment in Silicon Valley in 2007. In 2014, the Fortune properties and team were merged with the Dallas Infomart to create Infomart Data Centers, where Mr. Sheputis served as President. Prior to Fortune, Mr. Sheputis founded and managed several Silicon Valley venture backed companies, several of which had successful exits to public companies.


  • M.B.A. / M.S. Engineering from Northwestern University
  • B.S. Electrical & Computer Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin