Jack is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of 7GC & Co Holdings.
Since September 2016, Mr. Leeney has served as a Founding Partner of 7GC, and is responsible for running the firm’s operations. Mr. Leeney led the firm’s investments in Cheddar TV, Capsule Pharmacy, hims & hers, Jyve, Roofstock, The Mom Project, and Reliance Jio. He currently serves as a director for The Mom Project and PropTech Acquisition Corp (NASDAQ: PTAC). Between April 2011 and December 2016, Mr. Leeney served on the boards of directors of Quantenna Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: QTNA), DoAt Media Ltd. (Private), CinePapaya (acquired by Comcast), Joyent (acquired by Samsung), BOKU, Inc. (AIM: BOKU), Eventful (acquired by CBS) and Blueliv (Private).
Previously, Mr. Leeney served as the Head of U.S. Investing for Telefonica Ventures between June 2012 and September 2016, the investment arm of Telefonica (NYSE: TEF), as an investor at Hercules Capital (NYSE: HTGC) between May 2011 and June 2012 and began his career as a technology-focused investment banker at Morgan Stanley in 2007 where he worked on the initial public offerings for Tesla Motors, LinkedIn and Pandora. Mr. Leeney’s experience of over 13 years working in technology investing at Morgan Stanley, Hercules Capital, Telefonica Ventures, and co-founding 7GC have resulted in assembling a global team of investment professionals, creating a network with major global technology entrepreneurs and investment professionals, and investing significantly within venture capital.