Board of Directors
Comprised of leaders, entrepreneurs and visionaries from information technology, media and business, our board plays a crucial role in guiding and propelling Innodata forward.
President & CEO
Jack S. Abuhoff
Mr. Abuhoff has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company since September 15, 1997, and a director of the Company since its founding in 1988. Mr. Abuhoff served as Chairman of the Company’s Board of Directors from May 2001 to June 2020.
Since joining the company, Mr. Abuhoff has focused Innodata on helping information and media companies create and maintain leading information products. Its strategy has been to bring advanced technologies together with global resources to create efficient and effective content operations.
From 1995 to 1997 he was Chief Operating Officer of Charles River Corporation, an international systems integration and outsourcing firm. From 1992 to 1994, Mr. Abuhoff was employed by Chadbourne & Parke, LLP in connection with its joint venture with Goldman Sachs to develop capital projects in China. He practiced international corporate law at White & Case LLP from 1986 to 1992.
Mr. Abuhoff holds an A.B. degree in English from Columbia College (1983) and a J.D. degree from Harvard Law School (1986).
Director and Chair of the Audit Committee
Louise C. Forlenza
Chair of the Compensation and Nominating Committees
Stewart R. Massey
Mr. Massey has served as one of the Company’s directors since March 2009. From September 2018 through July 2019 Mr. Massey was Vice Chairman of Bow River Capital Partners, a private investment firm. Mr. Massey served as Founding Partner of Massey, Quick, Simon and Co. LLC, a provider of investment advisory and financial planning services for endowments, foundations and wealthy families, from 2004 to September 2018, and served as Founding Partner Emeritus through December 2018. Mr. Massey co-founded Massey, Quick in 2004 after a 24-year career on Wall Street. Mr. Massey joined Morgan Stanley’s Private Client Group in 1983 after four years with Dean Witter Reynolds. From 1988 through 1993, he was based in Hong Kong and led Morgan Stanley’s private client businesses in Asia, Australia, and Japan. Mr. Massey was Head of Japanese Equity Sales in New York from 1993 through 1996, and returned to Tokyo as Head of Institutional Equity Sales and Global Head of Japanese Equities in 1996. Mr. Massey served as President and CEO of Robert Fleming, Inc. in 1997 and 1998. At Fleming, he had regional responsibility for equity sales and trading, research, capital markets, investment banking, and asset management in the Americas, serving on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the parent company in London. Mr. Massey returned to Morgan Stanley in September of 1998 as a Managing Director and Head of Institutional Sales, Marketing, and Product Development for the firm’s prime brokerage business. He later served as the senior relationship manager for a number of Morgan Stanley’s most prominent institutional global clients.
Mr. Massey holds a B.A. degree in History from The College of Wooster (1979), where he has served as a Trustee since 1987. As an Emeritus Trustee he serves on the Trustee and Governance, Finance and Investment committees. Mr. Massey also serves on the investment committee of Hobart and William Smith Colleges.
Mr. Massey was honored as one of the top 100 independent investment advisors in America by Barron’s Magazine in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014.
Chairman of the Board
Nauman (Nick) Toor
Mr. Toor has served as a director of the Company since August 2019, and Chairman of the Board of Directors since June 2020. Prior to founding Blackroot, an investment fund focused on small-cap public equities, Mr. Toor was a partner and chief investment officer of Luzich Partners, a multi-strategy hedge fund and investment firm. Prior to Luzich Partners, Mr. Toor was managing director of Jefferies & Company, Inc. He joined Jefferies in 1994 when its investment banking group had fewer than a dozen bankers. During his tenure, Jefferies became the largest middle market-focused investment bank in the country, with an increase in market value from $50 million to over $3 billion. With his promotion to managing director, Mr. Toor became the youngest managing director in the firm’s history.
He then served as the group head of the Media Investment Banking Group and helped guide Jefferies’ growth and strategic direction as a member of its Investment Banking Management Group. Prior to Jefferies, Mr. Toor was founder and CEO of Netsperanto.com, an online media company. Mr. Toor holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School, where he was the youngest member of his class, and a BA degree in Economics and Mathematics from Ohio Wesleyan University.