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R3i's Partners bring diverse and complementary scientific / technical, functional, geographic, and investment skill sets to identify promising investment opportunities, mitigate risks, provide comprehensive support to portfolio companies, and generate returns.
HEC, NYU, LSE EMBA
Cross Border Venture Builder and Investor
Leesa has served over 400 multinationals and many startups in 19 sectors across Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Americas. In Founder and CxO leadership roles, Leesa has led companies from seed to $14B into new markets, pioneered deep tech, accelerated top lines before exits, and supported the raising of over $200M in seed to Series C investments. Leesa has worked with 5 VC funds. 2 votes as GP to ensure effective decision making and portfolio construction.
Partner / Head of IC
MSc CompSci / Aero,
MA Geopolitics UPenn,
Global Tech Investments
PE/VC professional with more than 20 yrs direct investment experience and 10 yrs in consulting, technology, ESG/impact and project management. Established investment funds for institutional investors and deployed ~US$500M in 34 equity transactions globally. Engineering background (theoretical physics, math, aerospace, computer science).
PROF. MARIANNE WINSLETT
The Tech Fixer
PhD (CompSci) Stanford
Data Science, HPC, R&D Funding
30 years of technical experience in trustworthy systems, data science, HPC, and AI. A tenured professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, she was the founding director of Illinois's Advanced Digital Sciences Center in Singapore from 2009 to 2013, with 60 research scientists contributing to the build of Singapore’s smart city.
DR. JAMES G. SHANAHAN
PhD (CompSci) Bristol
Cross Border Artificial Intelligence and Venture Builder
30 years developing and researching cutting-edge AI systems as founder and academic. Co-founded 4 companies that leverage AI/machine learning/deep learning/computer vision in verticals such as digital advertising, web search, and intelligent cameras. Prof at the University of California at Berkeley. AT&T (Executive Director of Research), NativeX (SVP of data science), Xerox Research (staff research scientist), and Mitsubishi.
Across the R3i Group, we are Founders, Data Scientists, Academics, Diplomats, Olympians, Architects, & VC Operators