Charlie Stephens is the host and creator of the PrimeTime VC YouTube series & the Leaders Live show, Linkedin’s first live business series. The weekly broadcasts feature venture capital partners & rapidly growing NYC startups. Charlie has interviewed over 200+ CEOs, founders, and venture capital partners which include Bessemer VP, ffVC, Heart Ventures, ENIAC Ventures, Plexo Capital, Canaan Partners & Lerer Hippeau. He is an advisor to Entre, a network of 30k entrepreneurs that works in partnership with Microsoft in hosting weekly leadership panels & events. Charlie also serves on the Advisory Board of TechDay, the largest startup event in the US with over 15000 attendees and 200 exhibiting companies.
Charlie works as a Commercial Real Estate Advisor for Cushman & Wakefield in Midtown Manhattan. He has negotiated multimillion-dollar contracts in over one million square feet of leasing transactions in the Tri-State area while representing both major landlords and corporate tenants. Notable clients include Unilever, Ernst & Young, Raymond James Financial, Winton Capital, Sycamore Partners (Talbots), New York Life, Empire State Realty Trust, PJ Mechanical, Conde Nast, Penn Mutual, ING Financial, and LukOil. Charlie lives in Long Island, New York with his wife and 3 sons.