Leah Scanlan




“At Oak HC/FT, we’re committed to developing successful, hands-on partnerships with entrepreneurs as they build enduring, impactful businesses.”

Leah Scanlan, a Partner at Oak HC/FT, joined the firm in 2019 and works closely with our portfolio companies on all their talent initiatives and provides instrumental support to our growing Executive in Residence program.


As an Operating Partner at Khosla Ventures, Leah has worked with entrepreneurs advising them on executive search strategy, leadership and talent development. Prior to Khosla Ventures, Leah was a partner at Daversa Partners, a leading executive search firm for high-growth technology companies and worked with the firm’s consumer Internet, healthcare and enterprise software practices.  Earlier in her career, she ran marketing and e-commerce for a children’s publishing company.


Leah received a Bachelor of Science degree from Boston University and a master’s degree in business administration from Fairfield University.

Lightning Round with Leah

  • Go-to karaoke song?

    Bennie and the Jets

  • Dream vacation?

    A private villa on the beach with my family

  • What book have you read again and again?


  • Favorite podcast?

    How I Built This with Guy Raz

  • The first thing you do every morning is...

    Play with my son in bed

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