Laura Kiernan, IRC, CPA

Founder & CEO High Touch Investor Relations

Photograph of Laura Kiernan, IRC, CPA  Laura Kiernan is CEO & Founder of High Touch IR, a boutique consultancy with expertise in short interest mitigation. She has lectured at Northeastern University and presented to the NIRI Senior Round Table on the topic.  Kiernan has 20 years of experience as an IRO and 10 years in corporate strategy, finance and accounting for Fortune 500 and Russell 1000 Companies.
Institutional Investor named Kiernan, in her role as SVP of Ubiquiti Networks, #2 Best Overall IRO in the mid-cap TMT sector for the Institutional Investor All-America Management Team 2019. 

During her time with the company, Ubiquiti experienced two “slow motion” short squeezes.  Kiernan is a 20-year member of NIRI and currently serves on the NIRI NY Board.  She is a NIRI National Advocacy Ambassador and Member of the IRC Examination Development Committee.