Johnny LeHane

Executive, Entrepreneur & Startup Investor

Johnny LeHane | UNY50 Leadership NetworkJohnny LeHane is the Founder and Co-Owner of distributed company, WAKA Kickball & Social Sports, that has made the Inc 5000 for 3 consecutive years.

He is also the managing member and lead investor in the Hudson Valley Startup Fund (HVSF), a $1 million member managed seed capital (angel investment) fund for high growth startups in the Hudson Valley, launched in 2015.


In these roles, Johnny provides business and technical vision, creates and manages partner relationships and assists in the development of culture, brand image and services.


Prior to this, Johnny worked as a Technical Manager and Sr. Unix System Administrator for AOL.


He excels at understanding and developing business solutions, helping technical and non technical people understand each other, advocating ideas and bringing people of diverse backgrounds and philosophies together in a fun environment.


He looks forward to growing his existing business, creating new products and services, and supporting entrepreneurs and his community.