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 the Riley Sandler Memorial Foundation with his wife Mackenzie. The Riley Sandler Memorial Foundation’s vision is to emphasize the values of kindness and empathy among children in order to create a broader movement of changed behavior and children working together to make the world a better, kinder place. Ian was a board member of the Children’s Cardiomyopathy Foundation for seven years with a focus on event planning and fundraising.
Ian has a Bachelor of General Studies from the University of Michigan and a JD from the University of Pennsylvania.