John C. (Hans) Morris joined Lending Club's Board of Directors in February 2013 is Chairman of the Board.
Mr. Morris founded Nyca Partners, a venture capital and advisory company, in 2014 and is the managing partner. From January 2010 until January 2014, he also served as a managing director and special advisor at General Atlantic, a growth equity firm. Mr. Morris previously served as the President of Visa, Inc. from 2007 to 2009.
Prior to that, he previously spent 27 years at Citigroup and its predecessor companies in assorted leadership positions, with his final position as CFO and head of finance, technology and operations for Citi Markets and Banking. Mr. Morris also serves on the Board of Directors of KCG Holdings, Inc. and five privately held companies.
Mr. Morris holds a B.A. in government from Dartmouth College.
John J. Mack is a Senior Advisor of both Morgan Stanley and KKR. He retired as Chairman of the Board of Morgan Stanley at the end of 2011 and also served as Chief Executive Officer of Morgan Stanley from June 2005 until December 2009.
John first joined Morgan Stanley in 1972 as a bond trader, rose steadily to manage the firm’s fixed income division from 1985 to 1992, served as the company’s CEO from 2005 to 2010, and as chairman from 2005 to 2011. He is credited for steering Morgan Stanley through the financial crisis, maintaining the firm’s independence and overseeing the firm’s conversion to a bank holding company. Before rejoining Morgan Stanley as Chairman and CEO in June 2005, he served as Co-Chief Executive Officer of Credit Suisse Group and Chief Executive Officer of Credit Suisse First Boston.
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Mary Meeker joined Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers as a partner in 2010, and leads KPCB's $1 billion US Digital Growth Fund (DGF), which targets high-growth Internet companies that have achieved rapid adoption and scale. From 1991 to 2010 Mary worked at Morgan Stanley as managing director and research analyst, where she focused on discovering and understanding emerging technologies and supported category-defining companies during their critical phases. Mary is renowned for her ability to spot trends at the intersection of business and technology, and for her annual Internet Trends report which is closely watched by industry professionals around the world.
Lawrence H. Summers
Lawrence H. Summers is the Charles W. Eliot University Professor & President Emeritus of Harvard University and the Weil Director of the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business & Government at Harvard’s Kennedy School.
As one of America’s preeminent economists, he has served in a series of senior policy positions in Washington, D.C., including the 71st Secretary of the Treasury for President Clinton, Director of the National Economic Council for President Obama and Vice President of Development Economics and Chief Economist of the World Bank.
He received a Bachelor of Science degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1975 and was awarded a Ph.D. from Harvard in 1982. In 1987, Mr. Summers became the first social scientist ever to receive the annual Alan T. Waterman Award of the National Science Foundation (NSF), and in 1993 he was awarded the John Bates Clark Medal, given every two years to the outstanding American economist under the age of 40.
Former Group General Manager, Wealth Management, HSBC
Simon Williams was Group General Manager, Wealth Management at HSBC. He was a member of HSBC’s RBWM Global Executive Committee and was responsible for leading the development and growth of their wealth management business globally.
Between 1997 and 2006, Simon was on the Management Committee at Citigroup and held a number of senior roles including CEO of International Retail Bank, CRO Global Consumer Group, and CEO Global Consumer Group Asia and Latin America where he navigated the company through the Asia crisis in 1997-1978 and Argentina’s crisis in 2001-2002. He also worked for GE Capital, Bain & Co and Price Waterhouse.
Simon is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants. He graduated with a degree in mathematics from Exeter University and holds an MBA with Distinction from INSEAD.
Daniel T. Ciporin
Dan Ciporin joined Canaan Partners in 2007 and is currently a General Partner specializing in digital media, financial technology and e-commerce investments. Dan also sits on the boards of publicly held Borderfree (BRDR) and numerous private companies including Orchard, CircleUp, ShopKeep Borro and JOOR. He is the former Chairman and CEO of Shopping.com where he oversaw growth from zero to over $100 million in revenue in just five years, culminating in the company's IPO in October 2004 and later acquisition by eBay in 2005. Prior to Shopping.com, Dan served as senior vice president of MasterCard International, where he managed global debit services. He holds an A.B. from Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and an MBA from Yale University.
Norwest Venture Partners
With over 20 years of CEO and executive experience in technology companies, Jeff joined Norwest in 2004 and became managing partner in 2013. Jeff focuses on investments in the Internet, consumer, and software arenas. 2015 marked Jeff’s second consecutive appearance on the Forbes Midas List of tech’s top investors. He currently serves on the boards of public companies Lending Club (NYSE: LC) and RetailMeNot (NASDAQ: SALE) and private companies Badgeville, Extole, Glint, HoneyBook, Madison Reed, Owler, and Turn. Jeff is a board observer at Minted and is responsible for Norwest’s investments in Jet, Spotify, and Uber. Jeff’s past investments include AdChina (acquired by Alibaba), Admeld (acquired by Google), deCarta (acquired by Uber), Jigsaw (acquired by Salesforce.com), Nano-Tex (acquired by Crypton, Inc.), The Echo Nest (acquired by Spotify), true[X] media (acquired by 21st Century Fox), Tuvox (acquired by West Interactive), and he was a board observer at Cast Iron Systems (acquired by IBM).
Prior to Norwest, Jeff served as President, COO and board member of DoveBid, Inc., a privately held business auction firm, which expanded during his tenure via internal growth and acquisition from a $10M revenue run rate to a $120M revenue run rate with 400 employees.