Jordan Levy


Jordan is founder and Managing Partner of SBNY.

Prior to SBNY, Jordan worked as a Partner on the early stage investing team at SoftBank Capital for 16 years. Before SoftBank, Jordan was co-founder and President of ClientLogic and President, co-CEO and co-Chairman of its predecessor companies, UCA (now SITEL Worldwide) and SoftBank Services Group. Jordan was also co-founder of Software Distribution Services (acquired by Ingram Micro, NYSE: IM) and a founding director at Cobalt Networks (acquired by Sun Microsystems) and GT Interactive (acquired by Atari). 

Jordan currently serves on the boards of BuzzFeed, JackThreads, RebelMouse, Shareablee, SocialFlow, Spanfeller Media, TalkSpace, WildCard and Work Market. Previously, he served on the boards of Hyperpublic (acquired by Groupon), KickApps (acquired by KIT Digital), OMGPOP (acquired by Zynga), XO Soft (acquired by CA) and ZipList (acquired by Condé Nast). Jordan invested in Buddy Media (acquired by and Huffington Post (acquired by Aol). Jordan is the co-founder of Z80 Labs, a startup incubator in Buffalo, and Chairman of the 43North global business plan competition. He is also non-executive Chairman of Synacor (NASDAQ: SYNC) and serves as a Director of COKeM International Ltd. Jordan serves on the Upstate Regional Advisory Board for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

A proud Buffalonian, Jordan is past Chairman of the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation, the state agency responsible for the redevelopment of Buffalo’s historic waterfront. He is a trustee of the University of Buffalo Foundation. He served for nine years as a trustee of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery and is past President of the Jewish Federation of Greater Buffalo. A graduate of the University at Buffalo, Jordan and his wife, Holly, have two children, Adrian and Jacob, who both live in New York City.