Mitchell "Mitch" Lasky serves as a general partner at Benchmark, a venture capital and private equity firm based in San Francisco.
Lasky joined Benchmark in 2007 and oversaw the firm’s most successful investing run in its history from 2007 to 2019. During this time, Benchmark made early-stage investments in Twitter, Instagram, Riot Games, Snapchat, Uber, StitchFix, and Discord, among others, generating billions of dollars in profits.
As general partner, Lasky’s responsibilities included identifying investment opportunities in mobile, digital privacy, online education, and games. He also spearheads the firm’s investment strategy.
Prior to signing on with Benchmark, Lasky served as executive vice president of mobile and online at Electronic Arts, where he managed the transition of JAMDAT Mobile to EA Mobile post-acquisition. It was an ideal job description, as he was formerly the CEO and chairman of the board for JAMDAT from 2000 until its sale to EA in 2006. Lasky helped take JAMDAT public in 2004 prior to selling the wireless entertainment company.
For a period in 2000, Lasky worked as general manager of eCompanies Wireless, the startup incubator that helped launch JAMDAT. For five years prior he worked at Activision, the world’s largest game publisher, eventually taking over the role of executive vice president of Worldwide Studios.
Early in his career, Lasky practiced intellectual property law for Irell & Manella, served as senior counsel for the Walt Disney Company, and founded Serum Entertainment Software, a startup that created the first graphical massively multiplayer online game.
Lasky currently serves on a number of boards, including Snapchat, Cyngyn, Ubiquity6, That Game Company, Manticore Games, and Hammer & Chisel. He’s also a co-owner of the Los Angeles Football Club.
He holds a B.A. in history and literature from Harvard and a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law.
How do I contact Mitchell Lasky?
The corporate mailing address for Mr. Lasky and other Snap executives is 2772 DONALD DOUGLAS LOOP NORTH, SANTA MONICA CA, 90405. Snap can also be reached via phone at 310-399-3339 and via email at [email protected]
Has Mitchell Lasky been buying or selling shares of Snap?
Mitchell Lasky has not been actively trading shares of Snap in the last ninety days. Most recently, Mitchell Lasky sold 25,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Tuesday, July 31st. The shares were sold at an average price of $12.42, for a transaction totalling $310,500.00.
Who are Snap's active insiders?
Snap's insider roster includes Derek Andersen (CFO), Jeremi Gorman (Insider), Jared Grusd (Insider), Jerry Hunter (VP), Imran Khan (Insider), Mitchell Lasky (Director), Michael Lynton (Director), Michael O'Sullivan (General Counsel), Evan Spiegel (CEO), Timothy Stone (CFO), and Lara Sweet (CAO).
Are insiders buying or selling shares of Snap?
During the last twelve months, insiders at the sold shares 72 times. They sold a total of 10,360,748 shares worth mmore than $377,770,296.71. The most recent insider tranaction occured on June, 07th when Evan Spiegel CEO bought 414,781 shares worth more than $24,998,850.87.
Information on this page was last updated on 6/7/2021.