Les Funtleyder is a consulting partner to BlueCloud Healthcare and is responsible for the development and management of healthcare investment funds and related products. Les has been involved with the healthcare industry since 1993, both as a portfolio manager, analyst, and an employee of major pharmaceutical companies.
Les was until very recently a managing director of Poliwogg, a private equity healthcare firm.
Prior to Poliwogg, he was a portfolio manager and healthcare strategist for the Miller Tabak Healthcare Transformation Fund, managed a healthcare equity portfolio for Provident Advisors and a medical device analyst at UBS Warburg.
Les has written Healthare Investing: Profiting from the New World of Pharma, Biotech and HealthCare sevices (McGraw Hill) published in January 2009, which bridges the gap between health reform, innovation and investing.
He is widely quoted in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and is a frequent guest on CNBC and Bloomberg.
He holds a Masters in Public Health from Columbia University and a BA from Tulane University.