Ian Lane joined HarbourVest in 2003 and focuses on direct co-investments in venture, buyout, and mezzanine transactions in the US and around the world. Ian serves as a board member at Vix, ReCommunity, and Wayfair (NYSE: W) and is a board observer at Outbrain. He has been involved with several of the Firm’s other investments, including Acclaris, Datatel, Digital Insight, eTapestry, M-Qube, Miller Heiman, National Cardiovascular Partners, Nexidia, Planview, Towne Park, 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 and is on the Board of Directors at Veritas Christian Academy.
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.