Mona Vernon

Head of Fidelity Labs, Fidelity Investments

Mona M. Vernon is the Chief Technology Officer, Thomson Reuters Labs. She leads Thomson Reuters’ network of innovation labs, its Artificial Intelligence research & development and Emerging Technologies functions. She is also responsible for Thomson Reuters Technology Strategy. Previously, Mona was Vice President, Thomson Reuters Labs where she founded Thomson Reuters LabsTM for agile, design-driven customer-centric engagements, including with technology startups and leading academic institutions. Before joining Thomson Reuters, she managed product and technology development in technology start-ups. Mona holds a B.S. and M.S. in mechanical engineering from Tufts University and a S.M. in Engineering and Management from MIT/MIT Sloan, where her research focused on the role of customer experience in digital business strategy. She is an executive board member of the FinTech Sandbox, an external advisor to the MIT Institute for Data Systems and Society, a Corporate Council Member at Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College, and a member of the Committee for the Continuous Improvement of NASA’s Innovation Ecosystem