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Josh Lewis

Adjunct Professor of Business Administration

Areas of Expertise

Venture capital, private equity


Moral Reasoning: From Sophocles to Machiavelli to The Bomb


DPhil, University of Oxford, 1989; AB, Princeton University, 1984


Josh is a 35-year venture capital and private equity veteran who has applied the tools of that profession to a portfolio of for-profit and nonprofit activities. His portfolio has ranged from raw start-ups through growth stage and large/public companies to various social enterprises. He has served on a range of public and private boards in the tech, education, and life-sciences sectors in the United States and abroad. Several of those enterprises have had transformative impact on their sectors. The firm Josh founded and ran for two decades generated top-decile returns with infrequent capital loss. He also serves as a faculty advisor for Tuck’s Center for Private Equity and Venture Capital.