Ashley Leeds is an experienced financial professional with a successful track record of investing in and advising dynamic growth companies. Her focus has been on companies operating at the nexus of the technology, media, communications and consumer products industries. Currently, Ms. Leeds is CEO of JED Group LLC, an omnichannel, luxury apparel and accessories brand. Ms. Leeds commenced her career as an investment banker at Lehman Brothers where she advised companies in the broadcast, cable and wireless telecommunications sectors. In 1995, Ms. Leeds became a Founding Partner at Baker Capital, a communications and media focused private equity and venture capital firm. In 2007, she established RIME Communications Capital, an investment firm focused on early stage investing in technology-driven products and services businesses. While at these investment firms, Ms. Leeds was responsible for sourcing, structuring and monitoring portfolio investments and was a director on several public and private company boards. Ms. Leeds is a Trustee of the Public Theater in New York City. She has served on the Harvard College Fund Executive Committee and has participated on several Harvard University advisory committees. Ms. Leeds also was a Trustee of Grace Church School and a Trust Advisor to Stanford’s Graduate School of Business. Ms. Leeds received an MBA from Stanford and earned her AB degree from Harvard College.