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Ian Sandler

Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer

Ian Sandler joined Insight in 2016 where he is a Managing Director and Insight's Chief Operating Officer. Ian will have direct responsibility across Legal, Finance, Compliance, Investor Relations, IT, HR, and Onsite.

Ian was previously the Chief Operating Officer of Global Equities at Citadel. Prior to Citadel, Ian was a Partner at the Carlyle Group where he served as the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Legal Officer of Global Market Strategies at the Carlyle Group. Before joining the Carlyle Group, Ian had a seven-year career at Morgan Stanley where he served as the Global Chief Operating Officer for the technology and modeling division as well as other roles within the loan and high yield business earlier in his career. Prior to Morgan Stanley, Ian worked as a bankruptcy lawyer at Kramer Levin Naftalis and Frankel.

Ian is the co-founder of Riley's Way Foundation with his wife Mackenzie. Riley's Way is a non-profit that empowers young leaders to use kindness and empathy to create meaningful connections and positive change. We empower teenagers to change the world, create connections, and make a difference in their communities through our youth-led councils, programming, and an annual conference.

Ian has a Bachelor of General Studies from the University of Michigan and a JD from the University of Pennsylvania.