Lauren Wachsman

Lauren cuts through complexity to help clients keep pace with the latest technology, business and leadership trends—and realize success.

Lauren Wachsman is a member of the firm’s Technology, Financial Services and Corporate Officers Sectors. She works on a range of assignments for technology-enabled businesses with a keen focus on fintech and blockchain including CEO, CFO, Corporate Development, Technology and Product leadership, and Board roles. Within Financial Services, Lauren helps place investors and investment bankers in technology, fintech, software, and consumer digital spaces. Lauren is based between San Francisco and New York. Prior to joining Russell Reynolds Associates, Lauren was at Morgan Stanley, where she worked in their New York and London offices, most recently in foreign exchange and emerging market sales for the Macro Hedge Funds and Official Institutions team. Prior to that, she worked at BNP Paribas in London as an Associate in flow rates sales for UK-based asset managers, pension funds and insurance companies.   

“Out of intense complexities, intense simplicities emerge.” — Winston Churchill

Lauren holds an MA (Hons) in philosophy from the University of St. Andrews, where she graduated first in her class, and a post-graduate diploma with merit in accounting and finance from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
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