Jan graduated from MIT Sloan with an MBA in 1997 and joined Merrill Lynch Investment Banking in New York to Work in the Financial Institutions Group in New York until 1999 until he joined the Merrill Lynch Merger and Acquisitions Group in London where he worked until 2002 as a Vice President.
In 2004 Jan acquired Funa Nachrichtentechnik in Emden, Germany with a group of investors. Between 2004 and 2010 Jan was in charge of FUNA and successfully implemented a buy and build strategy in the sector and took the company on an international expansion path.
The company was sold to L-3 SAM Electronics in December 2012. As a part of the deal Jan remained Managing Director of FUNA and was a board member of SAME Electronics until December of 2013, when he left FUNA. Since 2013 Jan has invested in several SMBs, search funds and is active on various Boards of the Companies he has invested in.