Mike was most recently the co-founder and CFO of CommonBond, a marketplace lending platform for student loans. Prior to CommonBond, Mike was a Vice President at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, where advised high-net-worth investors on opportunistic trading as part of the GIO Group and was a direct report to the CIO, focusing on investment strategy. He is also the former President of JDRF Young Leadership Committee of NYC, a Type I diabetes charity. Mike graduated summa cum laude with a B.S. from Georgetown University and graduated with honors with an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Sumeet was most recently the co-founder of MW Eaglewood Europe, an asset management firm focused on marketplace lending. At Eaglewood, Sumeet launched P2P Global Investments, a publicly traded vehicle on the London Stock Exchange that purchases loans originated through marketplace lending platforms across the globe. Prior to that, Sumeet worked at Liberum Capital, a boutique investment bank, where he was an Alternative Investments Analyst and a Pan-European equities trader. Sumeet graduated with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from RIT and with an MBA from Fordham University.
Ed Vincent is an entrepreneur with 20 years business, technology and management experience including 6 years of banking and valuation experience. In 1999, he founded an e-commerce business, which was sold to a competitor in 2001. Since then he has gone on to found several ventures including SimplyEngage and myProducer. Mr. Vincent is currently founder and partner of Predict, a data-driven consulting firm that serves as a trusted adviser to some of the biggest brands in the television and media industry.
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