IEX Group Board
Lloyd H. Feller
Retired Counsel, Partner at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP / Former SEC Associate Director
Lloyd Feller was a Partner and a Counsel at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, where he focused on all aspects of securities regulation, with a particular focus on the regulation of broker-dealers, investment banks, and securities markets. Prior to rejoining Morgan Lewis in 2011, he served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Jefferies Group Inc. and Senior Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel of SoundView Technology Group Inc. and its predecessor Wit Capital. Lloyd helped found Morgan Lewis's securities industry practice following his departure from the SEC.
While at the SEC, Lloyd served as an associate director of the SEC's Division of Market Regulation (now Trading and Markets), where he was in charge of the Office of Market Structure and Trading Practices, as well as chief counsel to the Chief Accountant and a legal assistant to two SEC Commissioners. He has served as a two time member of the Legal Advisory Board at the NASD (now FINRA). He has also served on the Market Operations Review Committee of the NASDAQ Stock Market and is a former member of the Nominating Committee for the NASDAQ exchanges. Lloyd earned his LL.B. from New York University School of Law and his B.S. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania.
Lead Investor, Georgian
Justin LaFayette is a Lead Investor at Georgian, a private equity and fintech company that he co-founded in 2008. At Georgian, Justin oversees the firm’s investments in leading technology companies in the U.S. and Canada, such as IEX. Prior to founding Georgian in 2008, Justin was the Vice President of Strategy, Information Platforms and Solutions at IBM Software Group where he led the acquisition strategy for $7B of investment cases focused on analytics. He was also the Co-Founder, Chairman, and CEO of a big data company that was acquired by IBM in 2005. Justin is also an active board member of Canada Learning Code, a non-for-profit organization with the mission to provide 10 million Canadians access to meaningful technology education experiences by 2027.
Chairman of the Board, Snap Inc. / Former CEO, Sony Entertainment
Michael Lynton served as the CEO of Sony Entertainment from April 2012 until February 2017, overseeing Sony’s global entertainment businesses, including Sony Music Entertainment, Sony/ATV Music Publishing and Sony Pictures Entertainment. Michael also served as Chairman and CEO of Sony Pictures Entertainment since January 2004. Prior to joining Sony Pictures, he worked for Time Warner and served as CEO of AOL Europe, President of AOL International and President of Time Warner International.
Michael currently serves on the Board of Snap, Inc. and Ares Management, L.P. He is also a member on the Council on Foreign Relations and the Harvard Board of Overseers and serves on the boards of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the USC School of Cinematic Arts and the Rand Corporation. Michael holds a B.A. in History and Literature from Harvard College, where he also received his M.B.A.
Chief Executive Officer, IEX
Chief Financial Officer, IEX
Chief Technology Officer, IEX
IEX Group Board Observers
Executive Vice-President and Head Of Equity Markets, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec
Helen Beck was appointed Executive Vice-President and Head of Equity Markets in April 2020. In this role, she oversees the teams responsible for portfolio strategy and investment and portfolio management for Equity Markets. As part of her role, she is the Chairperson of various investment committees. She is also a member of the CDPQ Executive and Investment-Risk Committees.
Helen joined CDPQ in 2014 as Senior Vice-President, Canadian Equity and Index Management, before being appointed Deputy Head of Equity Markets and then Head of Equity Markets. She has over 20 years of experience as an analyst and portfolio manager in the Canadian stock market. She began her career at the Montreal Exchange and spent 15 years with the CN Investment Division, where she managed the Canadian equity and North American equity portfolios, and was a member of the Division’s executive committee. Prior to joining CDPQ, Helen was Head of Canadian Equities and a Partner at Jarislowsky Fraser, where she served on the Investment Strategy Committee. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce, Finance from Concordia University, is a CFA charterholder, and holds the Institute of Corporate Directors’ ICD.D designation.
Partner, Bain Capital Ventures
Matt started his investing career at Bain Capital private equity in 1995, having worked previously at Bain & Company, and attended Williams College, where he majored in political economy (with a minor in rugby). In 2000, Matt founded Village Ventures, which he ran for 12 years and where he focused on early stage fintech investing. In 2012, he rejoined Bain Capital Ventures. Matt is based in New York City and focuses on investments in financial technology and services. He sees a huge amount of revenue, profit and market cap shifting from regulated financial institutions to entrepreneur-led insurgents, across payments, lending, capital markets, real estate and insurance.
Matt serves as the chairman of the board of the Williamstown Theatre Festival, a regional theater associated with Williams College. He is a board member at Endeavor, an organization leading the global movement to catalyze long-term economic growth by selecting, mentoring and accelerating the best high-impact entrepreneurs around the world.
General Partner, IVP
At IVP, Eric Liaw is focused primarily on later-stage investments in high growth companies across a variety of sectors, including enterprise software, Internet, and mobile. Eric was recognized by GrowthCap as one of the Top 40 Under 40 Growth Investors in 2018, which highlights exceptional private capital investors in the growth segment. Business Insider recognized Eric among the top 23 most respected enterprise technology VCs in 2018. He was also recognized by The New York Times and CB Insights in 2019 as one of the top 100 venture capitalists in the world.
Prior to joining IVP, Eric was with Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV) where he completed minority and control investments in private and public companies across the Internet and software sectors. Eric was actively involved in originating, executing and managing a number of investments, including: Adknowledge, Altiris (SYMC), eHarmony, Fandango (CMCSA), Global Market Insite (WPP), Intelligent Beauty, Netflix (NFLX), TechTarget (TTGT), Tiny Prints (SFLY), Webroot Software, and Zillow (Z). Eric holds a B.A. in Economics with a minor in Computer Science and an M.S. in Management Science and Engineering, both from Stanford University.