Pascal Levensohn has been a finance professional for twenty eight years and a venture capitalist since 1996, when he founded Levensohn Venture Partners ("LVP") in San Francisco. LVP specializes in intelligent infrastructure investments in security, cleantech, and digital media companies.
Pascal is an industry spokesperson on venture capital trends and a frequent speaker on capital markets, cybersecurity, and board governance issues. His public policy speeches have been quoted extensively in VC industry blogs, and he has written opinion pieces in publications including the San Jose Mercury News and The Wall Street Journal.
Pascal is the author of three authoritative white papers on venture board governance best practices which are freely available at www.levp.com/news.
Pascal was elected to the board of the National Venture Capital Association (www.nvca.org) in April 2007. He is an active advocate of public policy initiatives to promote early adoption of leading technology security solutions by the Federal Government.
Pascal received a BA in Government from Harvard University. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations (www.cfr.org) and a director of the Security Innovation Network, "SInet" (www.publicprivatepartnerships.org).
Pascal writes about current affairs and venture capital trends on his blog at www.pascalsview.com.