Board of Directors

Leslie (Les) Ware has spent more than 20 years analyzing, evaluating and monetizing intellectual property portfolios for corporations, partnerships, and individuals. He has a successful record of building relationships with leading global technology companies to create licensing portfolios that provide return to innovators while offering fair and convenient access to technology rights to device makers. Les believes that a transparent process for patent licensing, focused on reasonable agreements that are beneficial for everyone in the ecosystem, is imperative to supporting and sustaining the pace of technology advancement.

An inventor himself, Les holds several patents for water safety and regulation apparatuses. Les received his Bachelor of Science in Political Science from Southern Methodist University and Juris Doctor from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law.

This overview is designed to introduce Crow Holdings and its various operating companies. Crow Holdings Capital is a U.S. SEC registered investment adviser and is the manager to the Crow Holdings Capital Funds. Crow Holdings Partners is a division within Crow Holdings Capital. Crow Holdings Capital, Trammell Crow Residential, Crow Holdings Industrial and Crow Holdings Office are operated separately and independently from one another with separate senior leadership and investment committees. SEC registration does not imply a certain level of skill or training.