ΛITEC’s mission is to foster a private community of peers who empower one another through secure information exchange in pursuit of professional and personal excellence.

We host over 480 members across more than 325 firms globally. Over 80% of our members work for Buy-Side alternative investment firms with a combined AUM in excess of $4.2 trillion USD. Additionally, ΛITEC includes members from over 25 premiere, independent sell-side firms servicing clients in the areas of mergers & acquisitions, sales, trading and research, equity capital markets, and private wealth management.

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If you have a question that is not addressed below, please contact us.  

ΛITEC is a limited liability company and fees cover operational costs such as insurance, website administration, professional fees, employees, and other administrative costs.
The annual membership fees includes admission to most AITEC events, including dinners, roundtables, and virtual events. It does not cover the registration fee for the Executive Winter Retreat or the annual golf event. 
Today, ΛITEC is an exclusive community of peers in the investment industry sharing knowledge in solutions and best practices. Vendors are encouraged to explore available opportunites on our Vendor Relations page.
If you are hired by another financial firm or are actively searching for a job in the investment industry, your membership will continue to be active. If you move to another industry or are hired by a vendor, your membership will be terminated immediately.
ΛITEC partnered with the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) in 2016 to rebrand the ΛITEC-AIMA DDQ and to promote awareness and adoption of the service. Today, over 150 global vendors offer the DDQ to ΛITEC and AIMA members. Learn more.
No, ΛITEC does not host vendor proprietary data, though ΛITEC may license the Due Diligence Questionnaire (DDQ) template itself to a third party host.
ΛITEC does not disclose member-specific information externally without prior written permission from members.
No, ΛITEC does not endorse solutions, vendors, or market practices. ΛITEC does not score, rate, pass, or recommend any specific solution or vendor.Qualitative due diligence on a vendor is the exclusive responsibility of the member. 


Board of Directors

  • John Brennan
    John Brennan
    AITEC Co-Founder and Board Member
  • Hans Bleuel
    Hans Bleuel
    CTO Meritage Group, LP
  • Zachary Frayne
    Zachary Frayne
    CTO Pershing Square Capital Management, LP
    Chief Technology Officer
  • Adam Pfefer
    Adam Pfefer
    AITEC Board Member AITEC
    Managing Director of Corporate Information Technol
  • Chris Turek
    Chris Turek
    Senior Managing Director, CIO Evercore
    Senior Managing Director
  • Jeff Gerson
    Jeff Gerson
    Managing Director, Chief Information Officer Leerink Partners
    Managing Director, Chief Information Officer
  • Conor Kiernan
    Conor Kiernan
    Chief Technology Officer, Partner Marshall Wace, LLP
    Chief Technology Officer

Support Staff

  • Erin Calderon
    Erin Calderon
    Operations & Events Manager AITEC (929)376-7572
    Operations & Events Manager