Mona M. Vernon

Senior Research Affiliate


Mona M. Vernon is the head of Fidelity Labs, the business incubator at Fidelity Investments, a leading provider of investment management, retirement planning, portfolio guidance, brokerage, benefits outsourcing, and other financial products and services to more than 28 million individuals, institutions, and financial intermediaries.

Prior to joining Fidelity, Mona was the chief technology officer of Thomson Reuters Labs. She founded and scaled the Thomson Reuters network of global innovation labs and oversaw the research and development function. She also managed the corporate startup investment fund.

Mona holds bachelor of science and master of science degrees in mechanical engineering from Tufts University and a master of science in engineering and management from MIT. She is an executive board member of the FinTech Sandbox and a corporate council member at Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College.