Lawrence Leibowitz

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Lawrence Leibowitz
Occupation President, Board Member
Employer Crux Informatics
Location New York
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Lawrence Leibowitz is a financial markets professional, banker, technology and exchange executive. He currently serves as the president and a board member of Crux Informatics. He is a member of the board of Cowen Inc., a a broker dealer and an investment management firm.

Formerly, he was the CEO of Incapture Technologies, financial markets focused technology firm.[1]

He also serves as a member of the board of directors of Enfusion, a provider of cloud-based investment management software, outsourced, middle & back office services and data analytics.[2]

In October of 2016, Leibowitz was appointed to the board of CBL Markets, an environmental commodity marketplace company based in Australia and the U.S.[3]

He is a member of the board of The Giving Compass and Sitehands.

Previously, he was the chief operating officer of NYSE Euronext. He was appointed to that post on March 3, 2010 and left in December of 2013 after NYSE was acquired by ICE.[4][5][6][7][8][9]

At NYSE, he was responsible for business and product development for the U.S. cash markets, as well as for NYSE Euronext’s global technology systems and development and its U.S. options business.


Leibowitz was a member of the NYSE Euronext management committee.

He was previously group executive vice president and head of U.S. markets and global technology for NYSE Euronext.

Before joining NYSE Euronext, Leibowitz was chief operating officer with UBS Americas Equities. He joined UBS Americas Equities as a managing director in 2004 when the firm acquired Schwab Capital Markets. He was responsible for several areas including market structure, strategic planning, business analysis, regulatory control, and the broker services functions for the equities division. At Schwab, he was co-head of Schwab Capital Markets.

Before joining Schwab in October of 2001, Leibowitz co-founded Bunker Capital, a quantitative hedge fund in 2006. He also served as CEO of REDIBook ECN and as managing director and head of program and quantitative trading at Credit Suisse First Boston.

In addition to chairing the Nasdaq quality of market committee and serving on the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association’s (SIFMA) market structure committee, Leibowitz has been a speaker at numerous industry forums related to market structure.[10]

Leibowitz is the older brother of comedian Jon Stewart of the Daily Show.[11][12]


Leibowitz graduated from Princeton University with a degree in Economics.


  1. Team. Incapture Technlogies.
  2. Enfusion appoints Industry Expert Larry Leibowitz to Board of Directors. eFusion.
  3. CBL Markets Bolsters Board of Directors. Business Wire.
  4. NYSE CEO to focus on derivatives business. Reuters.
  5. Panelists' Biographies, Roundtable to Examine Short Sale Price Test and Circuit Breaker Restrictions. U.S. Securities Exchange Commission.
  6. Panelists' Biographies Roundtable to Examine Short Sale Price Test and Circuit Breaker Restrictions. SEC.
  7. NYSE’s Leibowitz Said to Plan Departure Given ICE Takeover. Reuters.
  8. Jon Stewart's Brother Leaving NYSE. New York Post.
  9. NYSE's Leibowitz plans to leave firm. New York Crain's.
  10. Speaker bio, Lawrence Leibowitz. FinTech 2008 Senior Executive Forum.
  11. Jon Stewart’s brother says mom ‘pretty happy with both’. Reuters.
  12. Daily Show: Jon Stewart’s Big Brother Speeds up NYSE. Wall Street Journal.