Leah Scanlan is an Operating Partner at Khosla Ventures, where she works with entrepreneurs and advises portfolio companies on executive search strategy, leadership and talent development.
Prior to Khosla Ventures, Leah was a partner at Daversa Partners, a leading executive search firm for high-growth, cutting edge technology companies. While there, she worked with the firm’s consumer Internet, healthcare and enterprise software practices. Leah also led and launched Daversa’s CFO practice, working with some of the most influential CFOs across the globe.
Throughout her career, Leah has contributed to building high-performance executive management teams at companies including Uber, Twitter, Square, Dropbox, Airbnb, Yelp, Snapchat, AOL, Instacart, DocuSign, ZocDoc, Shazam, Lending Club, RelateIQ and Lithium Technologies. Earlier in her career, she ran marketing and e-commerce for a children’s publishing company.
Leah holds a bachelor’s degree from Boston University and a master’s degree in business administration from Fairfield University. She also is a passionate supporter for various philanthropic organizations including T.E.A.L. and the Caron Foundation. In her free time, Leah enjoys playing tennis, running and practicing yoga.