Jack Leeney

Telefonica Ventures

Jack Leeney

Telefonica Ventures

Biography

Jack serves as US Head of Investing & Portfolio Manager at Telefonica Ventures, the strategic venture capital arm of Telefonica Digital based in London, Madrid and Silicon Valley, focused on technology investing. He is a Board Observer for Eventful and Quantenna Communications and a Board Advisor for CinePapaya and Bragbet. Jack has lead Telefonica’s investments in Box, ExpectLabs, Everything.me and the acquisition of Tokbox. As an investor as well as a banker Jack has raised over $12bn in equity capital for technology companies. Previously, Jack served as an Investment Banking Associate at Morgan Stanley within the technology investment banking group in Menlo Park, as well as held investment banking and management strategy roles in New York. While an Investment Banker, Jack did primarily IPO and public equity issuance work with notable client work for Ancestry.com, LinkedIn, Pandora and Tesla Motors. He also served as a Senior Associate at Hercules Growth Capital, with Investment Coverage for Box, Glam Media, IntelePeer, Hi5 Networks and Reply.com. Jack is a member of the Honorary Committee for the Exploratorium of San Francisco and is an active participant in the Leukemia Lymphoma Society and Swim Across America organization for cancer research. He graduated from Syracuse University with a Dual Degree in Finance and Entrepreneurship, cum laude. Sectors of interest include: Future Communications, Cloud, HTML5, Big Data, Advertising, Video, M2M, Fin Svcs, eHealth and Security.

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Jack Leeney

Biography

Jack serves as US Head of Investing & Portfolio Manager at Telefonica Ventures, the strategic venture capital arm of Telefonica Digital based in London, Madrid and Silicon Valley, focused on technology investing. He is a Board Observer for Eventful and Quantenna Communications and a Board Advisor for CinePapaya and Bragbet. Jack has lead Telefonica’s investments in Box, ExpectLabs, Everything.me and the acquisition of Tokbox. As an investor as well as a banker Jack has raised over $12bn in equity capital for technology companies. Previously, Jack served as an Investment Banking Associate at Morgan Stanley within the technology investment banking group in Menlo Park, as well as held investment banking and management strategy roles in New York. While an Investment Banker, Jack did primarily IPO and public equity issuance work with notable client work for Ancestry.com, LinkedIn, Pandora and Tesla Motors. He also served as a Senior Associate at Hercules Growth Capital, with Investment Coverage for Box, Glam Media, IntelePeer, Hi5 Networks and Reply.com. Jack is a member of the Honorary Committee for the Exploratorium of San Francisco and is an active participant in the Leukemia Lymphoma Society and Swim Across America organization for cancer research. He graduated from Syracuse University with a Dual Degree in Finance and Entrepreneurship, cum laude. Sectors of interest include: Future Communications, Cloud, HTML5, Big Data, Advertising, Video, M2M, Fin Svcs, eHealth and Security.

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