Seth Merrin is an entrepreneur, global business leader and philanthropist who has reinvented how Wall Street can work for good and use technology to make the markets safer and more efficient for investors. As founder and CEO of Liquidnet, Seth has built a different kind of financial services company that is dedicated to rewiring the asset management industry by eradicating market inefficiency, driving investment performance and enabling the efficient flow of investable assets around the world.
As the global institutional trading network, Liquidnet connects more than 700 of the world’s leading asset managers to large-scale equity trading opportunities in 43 equity markets across five continents. Today, asset managers rely on Liquidnet to help them protect the performance of their portfolios by allowing them to trade more efficiently benefitting the millions of people who invest in mutual, managed, retirement, or other equity investment funds. Liquidnet continues to be recognized for the value it delivers—best execution, superior liquidity, and protection for large orders—with dozens of accolades and awards including being named the #1 Broker in the World by Abel/Noser two years in a row.