Lex Fenwick is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Bloomberg Ventures, an independent wholly-owned subsidiary of Bloomberg L.P. that develops and nourishes new businesses and promotes innovation. Mr. Fenwick is a member of the Bloomberg L.P. Board and of Bloomberg's Management Committee.
Mr. Fenwick joined Bloomberg L.P. in April 1987, helping to launch the BLOOMBERG PROFESSIONAL® service in the UK and Europe from Bloomberg's newly established European headquarters in London. In 1994 Mr. Fenwick became Manager of Bloomberg operations in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. During the next five years, European sales outpaced the rest of the world. Under his leadership Bloomberg's European operations expanded to include more than 2,000 employees in 40 new offices, five new local-language BLOOMBERG TELEVISION® channels were created in the UK and Europe, and Bloomberg L.P. became a major contributor to contemporary arts.
In June 2000, Mr. Fenwick was appointed manager of global sales. In April 2001 he was named Chief Operating Officer of Bloomberg L.P., working alongside founder Mike Bloomberg in the Company's New York headquarters. In December 2001, Mr .Fenwick was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Bloomberg L.P. He founded Bloomberg Ventures in 2008. Mr. Fenwick is a trustee of P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center.