President / Chief Launch Officer at Launch Warrior
Startupbootcamp FinTech New York Mentor
Lenore Kantor is a branding and launch expert who has launched more than 100 products and services over 20 years for leading financial technology companies, including a stock exchange and trading platforms. At Launch Warrior, Lenore partners with emerging growth financial technology companies and founders to deliver strategic marketing and product launch expertise on an outsourced basis, developing effective business positioning and go-to-market strategies that help clients increase sales, drive client adoption and see results.
Lenore has held executive marketing and product management roles at leading financial institutions, most recently at Thomson Reuters, as Global Head of Market Positioning and Industry Relations, following the acquisition of FXall, where Lenore was Head of Marketing and Communications and had assisted taking the company public. Prior executive positions included Morgan Stanley, BNY Mellon and International Securities Exchange (ISE). Lenore has won 38 industry awards (over 7 years), managed marketing and communications for 10+ IPO and M&A transactions, been quoted in the Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones among other media outlets and speaks regularly about marketing and launching for accelerator programs and industry forums. She has degrees from Columbia Business School, University of Pennsylvania, as well as design training from ESADE Business School and the Art Center College of Design, and coaching certification from the Empowerment Institute.