Jay Ferguson

Managing Partner
Vicente Capital Partners
Los Angeles, CA

Jay Ferguson is a Founder and Managing Partner of Vicente Capital Partners. Previously, he joined Kline, Hawkes & Co. at inception and is currently a member of the investment committees for Kline Hawkes California, L.P. and Kline Hawkes Pacific, L.P. Jay previously worked in the investment banking industry for both Merrill Lynch & Co. and Smith Barney Inc. Selected current and past board seats and board observer positions include: Advanced Products Corporation, MicroNet Technologies, Evant, Overture Services (formerly GoTo.com), Campuslink Communications, SMT, TranSoft Networks, UFO Communications, Via Medical, Intellectual Technology Inc., and VXi Corporation. He is a member of the Governing Board of the Robert Toigo Foundation. 
Additionally, Jay is a member of the Board of Trustees of The Wildwood School and a past board member of the Los Angeles Urban League. In 1998, he received the Robert A. Toigo Foundation's Oustanding Alumnus of the Year award. Jay Ferguson received a B.B.A. in Finance from Southern Methodist University and an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management. At the Anderson School, he was named a Toigo Fellow and a Venture Capital Fellow. He also interned with Warburg, Pincus & Co.