Lauren Cummings is an Executive Director in the Global Capital Markets Group and a part of the Technology Investment Banking team. She has been covering the equity product since 2001, her entire career at Morgan Stanley, working in New York and London before moving to Silicon Valley in 2013. She has executed and advised hundreds of issuers on raising equity capital through IPOs, follow-ons, block trades, among other more nuanced equity products. She took a sabbatical from banking to write Warren Buffett’s official biography - NY Times bestseller The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life.
Lauren holds a BA in Economics and Latin from Colgate University while playing both Division I Soccer and Lacrosse there. She and her husband Derek live in San Mateo, California raising 4-year old daughter Alexandra and 1 year old son Cole, while continuing her hobby of running, most proud of accomplishing a 2:51 marathon.