Mark Leschly is a managing partner of Rho Capital Partners and Rho Ventures, a member of the Investment Committee of Rho Fund Investors and established Rho’s West Coast office. With 18 years of experience in private equity and venture capital, Mark is an experienced and seasoned investor firmly committed to finding and optimizing ways – strategically, financially and operationally – to support technology company CEOs and their teams build compelling high-growth businesses.
Mark started his investment career with a focus in healthcare (life sciences, medical devices and healthcare information technology) and for more than a decade has broadened his focus to include the digital media/Internet and mobile sectors. He heads Rho's West Coast investments and is a leader of the firm's new media and healthcare practices. Prior to joining Rho, he spent five years at Healthcare Ventures as general partner and had several years of management strategic consulting experience at McKinsey & Company.
Mark is a former touring professional tennis player, previously selected to the Danish Davis Cup team. He received an M.B.A. from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business and a B.A. from Harvard University. He serves on the board of the directors of the National Venture Capital Association.