Bruce Aust is the retired Vice Chairman of Nasdaq, a role he held from 2014 to 2019. During his tenure, Nasdaq attracted some of the country’s highest-profile IPOs, including Google, GoPro, Dunkin Donuts, Carlyle, JD.com, Markit, Splunk, Tesla, and Facebook, as well as NYSE company switches including American Airlines, Marriott, Mattel, Vodafone, DreamWorks, Texas Instruments, Viacom, Office Depot, and Kraft Foods. He relocated to San Francisco from New York to solidify Nasdaq’s lead in technology IPOs, which have since achieved a 73% win rate through attaining companies such as DocuSign, Dropbox, Stitch Fix, Coupa, Atlassian, and Lyft.
Prior to joining Nasdaq in 1998, Mr. Aust spent 12 years at Fidelity Investments in a variety of positions in Dallas, Boston, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. He is the recipient of the University of Southern Mississippi College of Business Distinguished Alumni Award and The Digital Leadership award from Computers for Youth. Mr. Aust is a champion for diversity, equity and inclusion within the financial services industry.
Marshall Lux has been a Senior Partner at McKinsey and BCG for most of his career focusing on financial institutions and private equity. He has built a very broad network of C-suite relationships and individuals able to play executive roles or board roles.
Marshall also was the Chief Risk Officer for Chase Risk Globally. He currently works with a broad range of Fintechs and sits on a number of PE Boards.
Marshall is also is a Senior Fellow at the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government at the Harvard Kennedy School, where he is a prolific writer on financial service topics.
Jill Iacono Mavro
Jill Iacono Mavro is a managing director at CapWGlobal, LLC, a global boutique investment bank that provides growth advice, multi-cycle capital raising and deal structuring guidance to a variety of small to middle market private companies making a positive impact on the world. She is also principal and founder of Spoondrift Advisory, LLC which provides advice and guidance to asset managers, private equity firm and broker dealers looking to participate in the growth of Exchange traded products.
Ms. Mavro also serves as an independent director on the BNY Mellon ETF trust. She is on the Leadership Board at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston and a board member of Women in ETFs.
Previously, Ms. Mavro was a Senior Managing Director at State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) as part of a 23-year career at State Street Corporation. She earned an MBA from Suffolk University and a BS in Business Management from Westfield State College. She also earned a Certified Private Wealth Advisor (CPWA) certification and holds her Finra series 6, 7, 24 and 63 licenses.