"We prepare students to engage in the world that is and to help bring about a world that ought to be."

Ian Harris '07

After graduating from Friends in 2007, Ian earned Bachelor of Arts degrees in Economics and International Relations from Brown University. Ian is a Partner and Head of Research at Hudson Executive Capital LP, a value-oriented investment firm based in New York, where he focuses on investments in financial services, technology and healthcare. He is a board member of Cantaloupe, Inc. (Nasdaq: CTLP), a software and payments company that provides end-to-end technology solutions for the self-serve commerce industry. He also serves on the board of Liberated Syndication Inc., a leading provider of podcast hosting and advertising services.

In 2016, Ian helped develop and served as an inaugural member of the Young Alumni Board Fellow program at Friends. More recently, he joined the Alumni Council in 2020 and served as a co-clerk of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Task Force in 2020-2021. As a Friends “lifer,” the Quaker education he received at Friends has had a foundational impact on Ian.
Friends Seminary actively promotes diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism in all its programs and operations, including admissions, financial aid, hiring, and all facets of the educational experience. To form a community which strives to reflect the world’s diversity, we do not discriminate on the basis of race or color, religion, nationality, ethnicity, economic background, physical ability, sex, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation. Friends Seminary is an equal opportunity employer.

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Friends Seminary — the oldest continuously operated, coeducational school in NYC — serves college-bound day students in Kindergarten-Grade 12.