Lawrence leads Morningstar’s global financial technology outreach initiatives. He is working to strengthen the firm’s leadership role with world-class emerging growth companies and organizations fostering innovation in software, data management, business intelligence and user experience in the financial services sector.
He has moderated and served on panels at London Fintech Week, Fintech Week Chicago, IBM Think 2018, CryptoCon 2018, Morningstar Investment Conference MIC 2018, 2nd International Blockchain Congress, Intellisight (CFA Society), the Asset/WealthTech Advisory, and the Digital Asset Summit.
Lawrence has a track record of leading emerging growth companies to successful exists. Before his entrepreneurial endeavors, Johnson began his career at IBM and practiced law in the area of securities and technology law. Lawrence holds a commerce degree from McGill University and a law degree from the Université de Montréal.