Leah is an investor, serial co-founder and advisor to startups and other investors. Beginning with her first company being acquired for $380 million within two years, she went on to sell several companies to major companies. Leah then directed the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies in the Stanford Graduate School of Business, before becoming a venture capital partner and now lender to startups, with Lighter Capital. As an investor and advisor, Leah has worked with both startups and corporate investors to bring innovative technology and business models to a wide variety of industries. Leah is also an executive coach, helping leaders scale innovations in startups and corporations. Leah holds a BS in Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley and an MBA and Certificate of Public Management from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.