Leslie has more than 25 years of progressive finance and accounting experience. He started his career with Ernst & Young working in their Dublin, New York and Silicon Valley offices. In 1989, he founded Murdock & Associates/Horn Murdock Cole. Under his leadership the company became one of Silicon Valleyâ€™s premier accounting consulting firms. Clients included Google, EBay, Apple Computer and Yahoo. Accretive Solutions acquired Murdock & Associates in 2000.
Since 2004, Leslie has been active as an investor and financial advisor to emerging technology companies and with his former business partner Claire Martell recently started Murdock Martell.
Leslie is a Chartered Accountant and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants. He has passed the CPA Exam, is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the California Society of CPAâ€™s and the Institute of Internal Auditors. He a board member and mentor for the California Clean Tech Open and is Treasurer of The Irish Literary & Historical Society. Additionally, Leslie is past-President of both the San Jose/Dublin Sister City Program and the San Jose Conservation Corps, a non-profit job-training program for at-risk youth.