Lenny Pruss is an Associate at RRE Ventures. Lenny focuses on early and expansion stage investments across RRE's multiple technology verticals. Lenny is a Board Observer at Data Robotics and Ember and is actively involved with RRE's investments in Copiun, Datadog, Nodejitsu and WhipTail Technologies. Prior to RRE, Lenny worked for Jefferies & Company in their Technology Investment Banking Group in Silicon Valley evaluating and executing M&A, financing and strategic alternatives for technology companies. Additionally, Lenny is a former entrepreneur helping build two startups including a San Francisco-based, real-time, hyper-local news Internet company and a Bay Area-based online advertising optimization company. Lenny graduated with Honors from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley with a BS in Business Administration in 2008.