Les Funtleyder is a Healthcare Portfolio Manager at E Squared Capital Management. Prior to E Squared Mr. Funtleyder was the Director of Strategic Investments for Opko Health, and held several roles as strategist and portfolio manager for the Miller Tabak Health Care Transformation Fund, Provident Advisors, and UBS Warburg.
Mr. Funtleyder wrote Healthcare Investing: Profiting from the New World of Pharma, Biotech, and Health Care Services (McGraw Hill), which bridges the gap between health reform, innovation and investing. He is widely quoted in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and the Financial Times, and is a frequent guest on CNBC, Bloomberg and NPR for his perspective on the healthcare sector and its constituent companies. He is also a consulting partner to Bluecloud Health, a Sub-Saharan healthcare private equity fund, and on the board of several healthcare companies and foundations. He is currently an Adjunct Professor of Public Health at Columbia.
Mr. Funtleyder earned his Masters of Public Health from Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, and studied English and Economics at Tulane University.