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Lauren Dillard

Executive Vice President, Head of Investment Intelligence


Lauren Dillard is Executive Vice President, Head of Investment Intelligence for Nasdaq. Investment Intelligence empowers the investment management community through transparency, data and analytics, and cutting edge technology platforms.  It includes market data from equity and options markets, index licensing that enables the creation of ETFs, and other lower‐cost investment products, investment analytics for public and private markets, and technology platforms that service institutional investors.

Before joining Nasdaq, Dillard served as Head of the Investment Solutions unit at The Carlyle Group, where she managed more than $40 billion in assets and 200 professionals across offices in six countries. She served as a member of Carlyle's Management Committee.  She played a significant role in the firm’s strategic transactions, including the firm’s initial public offering, and served on various committees across Carlyle during her tenure. She also served as Carlyle's COO and CFO of Investment Solutions, and led the firm's global tax and equity units. 

Prior to joining The Carlyle Group in 2002, Dillard served in the tax practice of Arthur Andersen.

Lauren currently serves as an Independent Director on the Board of Directors of SL Green Realty Corp where she serves on the Audit Committee and Chairs the Compensation Committee.   She is involved in multiple organizations advancing broad spectrum diversity across finance and technology.