Laurence “L.T.” Tosi, is the Chief Financial Officer of Airbnb, the leading global technology and hospitality company, responsible for leading the Finance, Treasury, Tax, Finance Systems, Corporate Development and Customer Experience Platform. Prior to joining Airbnb, L.T. was the CFO and member of the Management Committee of Blackstone from 2007-2015, the world’s leading alternative asset management firm with $350 billion of assets under management. During his tenure, L.T. was the industry’s highest ranked CFO by Institutional Investor and was responsible for global finance, technology, tax, accounting and corporate development. Before Blackstone, L.T. held a number of senior positions at Merrill Lynch & Co. from 1999 to 2008, including Managing Partner, Finance Director and the Chief Operating Officer of Global Markets and Investment Banking. Prior to that, L.T. held senior positions at General Electric Co.’s CNBC and NBC divisions as a director of business development. L.T. is a member of the Board of Directors of Georgetown University, where he earned a BA, JD and MBA. He also serves on the Board of Directors of iPreo, the leading financial services and capital market issuance company he helped found that is now owned by both Blackstone and Goldman Sachs.