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Steve K. Lee
Managing Director

Prior to forming Layer 7 Capital, Steve was a Managing Director for Bank Street, a boutique investment bank covering the TMT sector. Steve also worked as a leveraged finance professional at Carlyle, BofA, Merrill Lynch and US Bancorp Libra. Steve began his career as a lawyer at Fried Frank in NYC. Steve currently serves on the board of Total Server Solutions, Synchronet, Advice Interactive Group, DR Fortress and LoadSpring Solutions. Steve graduated from Harvard Law School and UC Berkeley. 

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Wayne E. Yang
Director and Chief Operating Officer

Wayne formerly was the head of research at Hamilton Lane, a private equity advisory firm then with more than $84 billion in advisory assets under management ($13 billion in discretionary assets). Wayne has worked for private equity firm Pegasus Capital. Prior to Pegasus, Wayne specialized in mezzanine and high yield debt at Libra Investments. He also worked in leveraged finance and global fixed income at Union Bank of Switzerland. Wayne graduated from the University of South Carolina and received his masters from Cornell.

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Kavi M. Packiam

Kavi was formerly a Vice President at Barclays, covering cloud, hosting, fiber, and traditional telecom companies with a focus on M&A advisory and capital markets. Prior to Barclays, Kavi worked at Bank Street, covering the TMT sector. Kavi graduated from Stony Brook University.


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Dewan Ahmed

Dewan joined Layer 7 Capital in 2019 as an Analyst. Prior to Layer 7 Capital, Dewan was an Enterprise Account Executive – Cloud Applications at Oracle. He also served as an Investment Banking Summer Analyst at J.P. Morgan. Dewan studied at Cornell University – College of Business where he co-founded and served as President for the Cornell Hedge Fund.