Lawrence D. Lenihan, Jr.

Lawrence D. Lenihan, Jr.

Joined Stern 2011

Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Tisch Hall
40 West Fourth Street, 800
New York, NY 10012

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Lawrence Lenihan is the Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Resonance, a venture operating company that partners with talented creators to transform the fashion industry by uniquely combining venture investing experience, fashion industry insight and expertise, manufacturing knowledge and capability and technology vision. Prior to Resonance, Lawrence founded FirstMark Capital in New York City which has backed some of the most successful commerce companies in the market today including Tommy John, Pinterest and Shopify. Prior to founding FirstMark, he was the Founder of Pequot Ventures, the predecessor to FirstMark, in 1996. He started his career at IBM in the Retail Industry sales organization and later started a product business within IBM providing interactive kiosks for retailers.

Lawrence is an Adjunct Professor at NYU’s Stern School he teaches Next Generation Retail. He holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Duke University and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. Follow Lawrence on Twitter at @lawrencelenihan and read his blog at

Courses Taught

  • Next Generation Retail

Academic Background

Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania

Duke University