The HarbourVest Boston Team

Ian Lane

Managing Director


About Ian

Ian Lane joined HarbourVest in 2003 and focuses on direct co-investments in venture, buyout, and mezzanine transactions and serves as the Chair of the Firm’s Direct Investment Committee. He led several of the Firm’s investments, including Acclaris, Advanced Health, Datatel, Digital Insight, eTapestry, Lightower, M-Qube, National Cardiovascular Partners, Nexidia, Planview, Secure-24, Wayfair (NYSE: W), and Zayo (NYSE: ZAYO). Additionally, Ian serves on the Board of Overseers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a teaching and research affiliate of Harvard Medical School.

Ian’s previous experience includes two years with J.P. Morgan where he was an investment banking analyst in the mergers and acquisitions group. While earning his undergraduate degree, Ian founded and managed a chain of martial arts schools in Florida.

Ian received a dual BS/MS (with honors) in Accounting from the University of Florida in 2001 and an MBA from Harvard Business School, where he graduated with distinction in 2008.