Our team combines consumer, internet, media, and telecom industry expertise with extensive investment experience. Foxhaven's partners have been investing together for more than a decade.
Mike Pausic serves as a portfolio manager and analyst for Foxhaven. Mike has a long and diverse history in media and telecommunications. He began his career in 1989 as a media and communications banker. He then moved to industry positions and for most of the decade of the 1990s, Mike served as a vice president in business development and strategic planning roles at 20th Century Fox and then at Viacom. He joined Maverick Capital, a private, fundamental long/short equity fund in 1997 where he was the head of the media and telecommunications team until he left the firm in 2013 to found Foxhaven. Mike has continued to be involved directly in industry serving as a board member, most recently as a member of the Board of Directors of LIN Media, where he served on the governance and audit committees from 2006 through 2014. Mike received a BS in Engineering from the University of Virginia and an MBA from Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.
Nick Lawler serves as a portfolio manager and analyst for Foxhaven. Nick’s investment career began at Maverick Capital, working with Mike Pausic on the media and telecommunications team for the first seven years before moving to Hong Kong to lead Maverick’s efforts in Asia. In Asia, Nick broadened the scope of his industry expertise. Nick’s foundation for strategic investing was built at McKinsey & Company where he was an analyst in the corporate strategy and finance practice. Nick has been involved directly in companies, most recently serving on the board of Youku Todou, an internet television company in China. Nick left Maverick in 2013 to found Foxhaven. He received his BA in Economics with a financial concentration from the University of Virginia in 2002.
Josh Weiner serves as an analyst for Foxhaven. He holds broad responsibility for research within Foxhaven’s focus areas of TMT, consumer and industrials. Josh worked with Mike Pausic on the media and telecommunications team for a decade prior to joining Foxhaven at inception. Josh’s foundation for investing began in the merger and acquisitions group at Morgan Stanley. He received his BS in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in 2001.
Rob Ramsey serves as an analyst for Foxhaven. He is a generalist within Foxhaven’s focus areas of TMT, consumer and industrials and has particularly deep expertise in the branded consumer area. Rob gained his expertise at JH Partners, LLC, a consumer-focused private equity firm, where he worked from 2005 to 2014, serving as an associate and then principal. Rob’s foundation for investing began in the mergers and acquisitions group at CIBC World Markets Corp. He earned his BA in Economics from Harvard College in 2003.
Michael serves as an analyst for Foxhaven. He is a generalist within Foxhaven's focus areas of TMT, consumer and industrials. Michael began to work on securities analysis for long/short equity investment firms as an intern or on a consulting basis while still an undergraduate. He earned his BS in Commerce with a concentration in finance from the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia in 2014.