COO & Managing Director, HGGC
Les is a member of the Fund II and Fund III Investment Committees. He serves as a member of the Board of Directors for the firm’s Fund II investment in SSI. He previously served as a member of the Board of Directors for the firm’s Fund II exited investment in Serena and the Fund I exited investment in hybris Software, where he also served as Chairman of the Audit Committee. Les is an integral part of the firm’s investor relations effort and significantly managed the firm’s recent $1.85 billion Fund III fundraise that closed at its hard cap in December 2016 in only 99 days, as well as the firm’s prior $1.33 billion Fund II fundraise that closed at its hard cap in March 2015.