Moritz Baier-Lentz

Partner and Head of Gaming & Interactive Media, Lightspeed Venture Partners

Moritz Baier-Lentz is a Partner and the Head of Gaming at Lightspeed Venture Partners, a globally leading venture capital firm with over $29 billion in capital under management and more than 500 investments across the U.S., Europe, and Asia.

Moritz loves to partner with exceptional entrepreneurs and has served as an investor, board member, and advisor to founders who led the creation of games like Fortnite, Call of Duty, League of Legends, Wild Rift, Apex Legends, Overwatch, Valorant, StarCraft II, and Warcraft III.

Previously, Moritz was a Vice President at Goldman Sachs, where he founded and led the firm's global gaming practice, and a #1 ranked professional video gamer among 13 million players of Blizzard's Diablo II. He was recognized among the ‘30 Under 30’ (Forbes), ‘40 Under 40’ (Capital), 'Young Leaders' (Atlantik-Brücke), and 'Young Global Leaders' (World Economic Forum). Moritz holds an M.B.A. and M.A. from Stanford University, where he graduated with distinction (Arjay Miller Scholar).

In his personal time, Moritz is an avid Ironman and ultramarathon athlete, including the 250 km Marathon des Sables and the World Marathon Challenge (7 marathons on 7 continents in 7 days).

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