Lawrence Johnson

Senior Vice President & Head of Fintech Engagement at Morningstar.

Lawrence leads Morningstar’s global financial technology outreach initiatives. He  is working to strengthen the firm’s leadership role with world-class emerging  growth companies and organizations fostering innovation in software, data  management, business intelligence and user experience in the financial services  sector. 

Lawrence is a member of the Fintech Advisory Board of the Fubon Center for  Technology, Business, and Innovation – NYU Stern School of Business, and the  Board of Directors of iD-Lab. Lawrence moderated and served on panels at  London Fintech Week, Fintech Week Chicago, IBM Think 2018, CryptoCon 2018, Morningstar Investment Conference MIC 2018, International Blockchain  Congress, Intellisight (CFA Society), and the Asset/WealthTech Advisory. 

Lawrence has a track record of leading emerging growth companies to  successful exists, including RightPond (acquired by Morningstar), a Fintech  company using machine learning to harvest unstructured financial data. He was  a co-founder of (acquired by AT&T), and director of CLRS  Technologies (acquired by Solta Medical – Valliant). 

Before his entrepreneurial endeavors, Johnson practiced law in the area of  securities and technology law. He began his career at IBM. 

Lawrence holds a commerce degree from McGill University and a law degree  from the Université de Montréal. He is a member in good standing of the  California Bar.

Lawrence Johnson is Senior Vice President & Head of Fintech Engagement at Morningstar.


Senior Vice President & Head of Fintech Engagement Morningstar