<p>Jay Kahn founded Flight Deck Capital in April 2020. Flight Deck is a fundamental long/short TMT hybrid fund that invests in disruptive public and private companies across the U.S., Japan, Korea, SE Asia, Latin America, and Europe. The firm makes concentrated, long-term investments by leveraging relationships with entrepreneurs, VCs, and growth investors globally to identify secular change.</p> <p>&zwj;</p> <p>Prior to launching Flight Deck, Jay was a Partner at Light Street Capital from 2011-2020 where he ran the firm&rsquo;s internet, media, and consumer investments globally. In addition to managing Light Street&rsquo;s public investments in these sectors, Jay also spearheaded the firm&rsquo;s investments in private companies, leading or co-leading 14 private deals across Light Street&rsquo;s side pockets, SPVs, and later stage growth fund including: Unity, Uber, Lyft, Spotify, Pinterest, Everlane, Harry&rsquo;s, Boxed, Toast, EzCater, Madeira Madeira, SmartHR, Slack, and Blackbuck. From 2006-2008, Jay was an Associate at Elevation Partners, where he evaluated late stage growth and buyout investments in internet, media, music, gaming, and sports.</p> <p>&zwj;</p> <p>Jay earned an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in 2010, and a B.A. magna cum laude in Quantitative Economics from Tufts University in 2002.</p> 53 Jay Kahn Flight Deck Capital (USA) 70 Jay Kahn_Flight Deck Capital_WEB.jpg https://www.heartsandmindsinvestments.com.au:443/site/irmbiographyfile/53/JayKahn_FlightDeckCapital_WEB.jpg https://www.heartsandmindsinvestments.com.au:443/site/irmbiographyfile/53/thumbnail/JayKahn_FlightDeckCapital_WEB.jpg ShowBiographyDetailsXml https://www.heartsandmindsinvestments.com.au:443/site/showbiographylistxml.aspx?CategoryID=563&MasterPage=3&Page=1