Former Chair of the FDIC
Sheila Bair served as the 19th Chair of the U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) from 2006 until 2011, and was named by Forbes as the 2nd Most Powerful Woman in the World both in 2008 & 2009 for her prominent role in repairing the 2008 U.S. Financial Crisis. Before her appointment to the FDIC, Ms. Bair was the Dean's Professor of Financial Regulatory Policy for the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.
Former Global Head of Financial Institutions at McKinsey
Mr. Andreas Beroutsos was Executive Vice President and Head of Private Equity and Infrastructure at Canada's second-largest institutional asset manager of pensions and other long-term investments, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ). Previously, Mr. Beroutsos was the founder and Managing Partner of One Point Capital Management, a private equity firm, and partner and Senior Managing Director at Eton Park Capital Management.
Chief Legal Officer at Coinbase
Brian P. Brooks is the Chief Legal Officer at Coinbase. Prior, he was Fannie Mae’s EVP, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary, where he oversaw the Legal Department and Government and Industry Relations and served as a senior advisor to the Chief Executive Officer and the Board of Directors. Before joining Fannie Mae in November 2014, Mr. Brooks was Vice Chairman of OneWest Bank, where he served as chief legal officer and oversaw the bank’s fair lending, corporate customer experience, and mortgage marketing and communications groups.
Former Director of the U.S. National Economic Council
Most recently, Cohn served as the 11th Director of the U.S. National Economic Council and as the chief economic advisor to the President of the United States. Cohn previously served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Goldman Sachs, where he worked for more than 25 years and held a variety of leadership positions in the firm’s Securities Division, including Global Co-Head of the Equities and Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities Divisions.
First-ever Deputy Director of CFPB
Raj Date was the first-ever Deputy Director of the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). As the Bureau’s second-ranking official, he helped steward the CFPB’s strategy, its operations, and its policy agenda. He also served on the senior staff committee of the Financial Stability Oversight Council, and as a statutory deputy to the FDIC Board.
Former President & COO of Oracle
Raymond J. "Ray" Lane is a General Partner at Great Point Ventures and a Partner Emeritus at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB). Ray also serves on the board of Hewlett-Packard and was its former Chairman. During the 1990’s, Ray was President and Chief Operating Officer of Oracle Corp. During his eight-year tenure, Oracle exhibited phenomenal revenue growth from less than $1 billion in 1992 to more than $10 billion.
Founder at Victory Park Capital
Richard Levy is the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Victory Park Capital. He oversees the firm’s investment and operational activities. Mr. Levy is also the Chairman of the firm’s Senior Leadership Team and Investment Committees.
Former CEO of Transunion and HSBC NA
Siddarth N. “Bobby” Mehta served as the President and CEO of TransUnion from 2007-2012. Previously, Mr. Mehta held a variety of senior positions at Household International, HSBC Finance Corporation, and HSBC North America Holdings, including CEO of HSBC North America Holdings, CEO of HSBC Finance Corporation and Group Executive (Credit Cards) at Household International.
Co-founder of Capital One
Nigel Morris co-founded Capital One in 1994 and served as their President until 2010. Nigel also co-founded QED Investors in 2008, where he now serves as their Managing Partner.
Founder and CEO of Runtime Verification, Inc.
Grigore Rosu is a researcher, educator, and entrepreneur in the areas of formal methods, software engineering and programming languages. Before joining UIUC in 2002, he was a research scientist at NASA Ames. He was offered the CAREER award by the NSF, and the Dean's award for excellence in research and the outstanding junior award by UIUC. He won the ASE IEEE/ACM most influential paper award and the RV test of time award for papers that shaped the runtime verification field, the ACM SIGSOFT distinguished paper awards at ASE 2008, ASE 2016, and OOPSLA 2016, and the best software science paper award at ETAPS 2002.
Former Chairman & CEO of BBVA Compass
Manolo Sanchez is the former Chairman, President & CEO of BBVA Compass, where he grew BBVA’s subsidiary in the US from 2K to 10K employees and from $3B to $100B in assets. He played an instrumental role in transforming BBVA Compass into a digital banking powerhouse, undertaking initiatives such as the development of their mobile and online banking services suite.
Former Head of Strategic Initiatives at eBay & PayPal
Guy Schory is an investor, board director and advisor focused on Commerce, Financial Technologies, Cybersecurity, Data, and Analytics. Previously, Guy served for 10 years in leadership roles at eBay and PayPal, where he led Strategic Initiatives globally, reporting to the CEO. In this position, he oversaw initiatives including the establishment of R&D centers, mergers & acquisitions, and strategic partnerships.
General Partner at Wavemaker Genesis
David Siemer is the founder of several VC-related entities, including Wavemaker (an early-stage fund for tech startups) Siemer & Associates (a global technology investment bank), and Wavemaker Genesis (a Blockchain and cryptocurrency consultancy firm).