Seth Merrin

Seth Merrin

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Seth Merrin is a renowned entrepreneur, global business leader and philanthropist who has reinvented how Wall Street and investors use technology to make the markets safer and more efficient. Seth has launched numerous successful financial services companies during a 35-year career, rewiring the asset management industry by eliminating market inefficiency, driving investment performance and enabling efficient flow of investable assets. Today, Seth is a Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of Neuravest, an artificial intelligence driven portfolio construction specialist for institutional investors. He continues to be recognized for his contribution to improving financial markets, and is a sought-after thought leader on market structure and management. Seth is also regularly invited to speak with regulators around the world and the industry at prestigious events.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • To this day, he continues to implement advanced technology solutions to drive efficiencies and eliminate barriers for investors.

  • Prior to Neuravest, he was the Founder of Executive Chairman of Liquidnet, a global institutional trading and investing network.

  • Liquidnet connects more than 1,000 of the world’s top asset management firms across 45 financial markets and six continents.

  • Liquidnet continues to be recognized for the value it delivers—best execution, superior liquidity, and protection for large orders.

  • Seth also co-founded BridgeBio Pharma, a Nasdaq-traded biotech company focused on advancing transformative medicines.

  • Seth founded his first company, Merrin Financial, in 1985, launching the industry's first order management, compliance and electronic order routing systems for asset managers. 

  • He is also an author with his first book, The Power of Positive Destruction: How to Turn a Business Idea into a Revolution.

  • Seth regularly speaks at prestigious events including the World Exchange Congress, Federation of European Securities Exchange and the Milken Institute Global Conference.

  • As a philanthropist, Seth has focused on the sharing of knowledge in pursuit of innovation.

Seth Merrin's Accomplishments

  • Innovator of the Decade, Advanced Trading

  • Institutional Investor's Tech 50

  • 100 Most Influential People in Finance, Treasury & Risk Magazine

  • Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur of the Year Metro New York in Financial Services

Seth Merrin's Organizational Involvement

  • Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village, Rwanda

  • Milken’s Institute’s Access to Global Capital Initiative

  • American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee

  • Tufts University Board of Trustees