Leigh Michl has 19 years of venture capital and private equity experience. Prior to joining Advent in 2003, he was a founder and managing director of Ascent Venture Partners and a general partner of Ascent's predecessor, Pioneer Capital Corporation. He also worked as a business analyst for The Pioneer Group Inc., a publicly traded mutual fund company, and completed General Electric Company's Financial Management Program. Michl has been a director of 30 companies, and is also the past president and trustee of the Mad River Glen ski area in Vermont, and a member of the Investment Committee of the Berklee College of Music board of trustees in Boston.
Michl holds a bachelor's degree in economics from Bates College and a master's degree in finance from Boston College.more » « less