Labeeb M. Abboud is responsible for the legal, intellectual property and risk-management issues associated with IAVI’s operations and partnerships. He also oversees the organization’s business development efforts. Prior to joining IAVI, Labeeb served as general counsel to Atriax, a London-based electronic marketplace for foreign exchange products. Before that, he was group counsel to American Express Bank, Ltd., and once worked as an attorney with Shearman & Sterling in New York. Labeeb has long been involved with a variety of non-profit organizations. He is currently vice chairman of the Rainforest Alliance, a director of Shackleton Schools and NEPCon, and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Labeeb is a graduate of Wesleyan University and Georgetown University Law Center.