The Center for Financial Markets and Policy and the Stanton Distinguished Leaders Series are delighted to host a fireside conversation with Laurence Tosi, chief financial officer of Airbnb, moderated by Professor Reena Aggarwal, director of Center for Financial Markets and Policy.
Prior to joining Airbnb, Tosi held the position of chief financial officer and managing director at The Blackstone Group, where he was responsible for global finance, treasury, technology, and corporate development. Prior to this role, Tosi was the chief operating officer for the Global Markets and Investment Bank Group of Merrill Lynch & Co., now Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Previously, he was senior vice president and finance director responsible for Merrill Lynch's global finance organization, which included worldwide accounting, regulatory reporting, budgeting, and corporate development. Tosi holds a bachelor's degree, MBA, and law degree from Georgetown University.
Offering innovative and influential thought leadership, the Georgetown Center for Financial Markets and Policy fosters discussion on critical policy and regulatory issues related to global financial markets. The center hosts dialogues, conferences, and events involving industry, academia, and policymakers; provides a nonpartisan forum for informed discussion; sponsors relevant and impactful research on key global market issues; and engages students interested in finance. Ideally situated in Washington, D.C., Georgetown University and its faculty take part in important conversations on key policy issues related to global financial markets. Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business leads in the development and distribution of meaningful research. Through these activities, the center enriches the intellectual life of the university and conveys important information to regulators and the global community.