Mr. Leness is Managing Partner and co-founder of Lincoln Peak Capital. Since its founding in 2008, Lincoln Peak Capital has established itself as a valued equity partner for boutique asset management firms, partnering with market leading firms that manage in excess of $90 billion. Mr. Leness began his career in investment banking at Smith Barney, Inc. and then went on to work in private equity investing at The Beacon Group, LLC. Prior to founding Lincoln Peak Capital, Mr. Leness wrote the business plan for, was a member of the senior management team and a member of the board of directors of a financial technology firm that provided advanced analytic solutions to investment management firms. 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.