We recently sat down in London with Leo to talk about founding, running, investing and even acquiring software businesses — which he has done for his entire career! From several CEO roles to VC and then back into the operating saddle as a Founding Exec in the formation of Pivotal, Leo has seen it all.
We were first introduced to Leo in 2017 by Gary Butler, the co-founder and CEO of Harbr (a Crane portfolio company). Gary was an early employee at Greenplum where Leo was an investor/board member. Leo had been advising Gary and Anthony Cosgrove at Harbr before officially becoming their Chairman earlier this year (thank you Team Harbr!).
Leo has already had a meaningful impact on the trajectory of some of the Crane portfolio companies he is working with and will c