Mr. Leness is Managing Partner and co-founder of Lincoln Peak Capital. Prior to founding Lincoln Peak Capital in 2008, Mr. Leness was a member of the senior management team and a director of a financial technology firm providing advanced solutions to investment management firms, which grew during his tenure from a start-up operation to a profitable business with numerous multi-billion dollar alternative asset management firms as clients. Mr. Leness worked closely with firms pursuing a range of fundamental and quantitative strategies across multiple asset classes to devise cutting edge solutions to enhance their trading strategies, investment research, risk management, trade execution, and other critical processes. Mr. Leness’ previous work experience includes private equity investing at The Beacon Group, LLC and investment banking at Smith Barney, Inc. Mr. Leness is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Massachusetts Historical Society. Mr. Leness received his MBA from Harvard Business School and his BA from Hamilton College.