Douglas Yones is currently the Head of Exchange Traded Products at the New York Stock Exchange, where he oversees the listings and operations teams responsible for the ETP, Closed End Funds and SPAC businesses. His department is responsible for the delivery of customized, full service end-to-end capabilities for exchange traded product issuers. From the moment an asset manager begins developing their mandate, the team at the NYSE can help to drive product and index development, regulatory guidance and legal support, an unparalleled listing day experience, and long-term enhancement of product growth and distribution alongside superior market quality and liquidity.
Prior to joining the NYSE, Douglas spent 17 years at The Vanguard Group, most recently as the Head of Domestic Equity Indexing/ETF Product Management. From 2007 through 2015, Douglas worked on the development, launch, and distribution of numerous ETFs in the U.S., U.K., and Canada. He also spent a number of years in Hong Kong, responsible for the development and launch of the regional ETF business for Vanguard in Asia.
Pierce Lord is Director of Product Development at ICE Data Services, a leading provider of market data solutions which is part of Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE: ICE). Lord is responsible for business development and commercial strategy for ICE Data Indices.
Prior to joining ICE in 2019, Lord was a business manager at Bloomberg L.P. responsible for evaluated pricing and curves across municipal, corporate and government bonds globally. Before joining Bloomberg in 2010, Lord was founder and portfolio manager of Lord Capital Management, a registered investment adviser. He was a convertible bond trader and analyst at Drake Management and got his first job as an investment banking analyst at UBS.
Lord is a CFA® charterholder and received his bachelor’s degree in economics and mathematics from Colgate University. Lord has served on the board of regents of Mercersburg Academy from 2008 to 2020.