Dr. Patrick DeSouza

Patrick DeSouza, J.D., Ph.D.

Joining Leeb Capital Management, Inc. as President in 2008, Dr. DeSouza brings leadership experience that reinforces our capabilities to deliver first-tier performance long-term.   Dr. DeSouza is also CEO of the Plain Sight Group, a technology holding company centered at Yale University with various investments in private companies.  Plain Sight owns a world-class patent portfolio in areas such as information organization/search, computational analytics, electro-optics, and spectroscopy. These technologies are critical in translating massive amounts of data into information and have applications across a multitude of major industries ranging from financial analysis to health care to cyber security to defense. Plain Sight and its team of Yale scientists have been working with Leeb Capital Management to develop next generation quantitative tools to provide Leeb Capital an analytic edge.  


In keeping with Leeb Capital Management’s focus on resources, Dr. DeSouza is also Executive Chairman of Water Intelligence plc, a publicly traded London-based company that provides metering and leak detection solutions for the water industry.


Dr. DeSouza has twenty years of experience in investment banking and practicing securities law.  Over the course of his career, he has significant experience with respect to billions of dollars of M&A and corporate finance transactions both in the United States and internationally. 


Dr. DeSouza has also served at the White House as Director for Inter-American Affairs on the National Security Council.  In addition to articles on economic policy, he is the author of Economic Strategy and National Security (Westview 2000) which includes contributions from former senior members of the Bush and Clinton Administrations.  He has been a visiting lecturer at the Yale Law School where he taught a course on global wealth management.  He is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.


Dr. DeSouza is a graduate of Columbia College, Yale Law School and Stanford Graduate School where he wrote his doctoral dissertation on foreign investment in the United States.