Jesse Cole

Director, Joined 2012
Co-Founder, The Seed Lab

Jesse Cole is a co-founder of the Seed Lab, an entrepreneur-led early-stage venture fund with a primary focus on consumer facing brands (launched February 2019). He was previously Founder and CEO of Warner Cole Productions, a family office involved in early stage investments, media, and consumer-focused businesses. Jesse was the Global Head of Equities at Odeon, a New York-based independent broker-dealer offering trading, investment banking and research services. He has also held senior positions at ISI Group and Pali Capital before launching his own financial services company, Schonfeld IBS. He created and managed the equity trading department at Merlin Institutional and served as CEO of Haute Hippie, a bohemian fashion brand. Mr. Cole was the founding chairman of the re-established Board of Associates in 2014.

Board Member, Naked Brand Group
Member, Young Presidents Organization

Executive Leadership Council
Program Development