Leadership | LendingClub

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Scott Sanborn

Chief Executive Officer

Scott Sanborn is CEO of LendingClub. Appointed in June 2016, he was charged by the Board of Directors with transforming the company and bringing a heightened degree of transparency and disciplined growth to LendingClub operations.

A six year veteran of the company, Scott previously held the roles of President, Chief Marketing Officer, and Chief Operations Officer. He helped lead the company through a prolonged period of triple digit growth that led to its 2014 IPO, and has been a driving force in the management and development of the organization.

Before joining LendingClub, Scott was the Chief Marketing and Revenue Officer for eHealth Insurance, a publicly traded ecommerce company, where he helped create double digit growth in revenue and new customer acquisition. His earlier roles included having been President of RedEnvelope, Inc., an e-commerce and catalogue retailer of upscale gifts, and Senior Vice President of Marketing for the Home Shopping Network, a television and internet retailer of consumer products.

Scott holds a BS from Tufts University.

John C. (Hans) Morris

Lending Club

John C. (Hans) Morris joined our Board in February 2013.

Hans founded Nyca Partners, a venture capital and advisory company, in 2014 and is the managing partner. From January 2010 until January 2014, he served as a managing director and special advisor at General Atlantic, a growth equity firm. Hans was previously President of Visa, Inc. from 2007 to 2009.

Prior to Visa, he spent 27 years at Citigroup, a banking and financial services company, and its predecessor companies in various leadership positions, with his final position as Chief Financial Officer and Head of Finance, Technology and Operations for Citi Markets and Banking. Hans also serves on the board of directors of KCG Holdings, Inc. and four other privately held companies.

He holds a B.A. in government from Dartmouth College. Hans was chosen to serve on our Board because of his extensive experience in the banking and financial services industry and his financial expertise.

John Mack

Morgan Stanley

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.

Mary Meeker

Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

Mary Meeker joined Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers as a partner in 2010, and leads KPCB’s $2.75 billion U.S. Digital Growth Funds (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.

Larry Summers

Harvard University

Larry 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, Larry 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.

Simon Williams

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.

Dan Ciporin

Canaan Partners

Dan Ciporin has been a member of our Board since August 2007. Dan joined Canaan Partners, an investment firm, in March 2007 and is currently a general partner specializing in digital media, financial technology, and e-commerce investments. From March 2006 to March 2007, he served as Chairman of the Internet Lab. From January 1999 to June 2005, he served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Shopping.com. Prior to Shopping.com, Dan served as Senior Vice President of MasterCard International, where he managed global debit services. He currently serves on the board of directors of several privately-held companies. Previously, Dan served on the board of directors of Borderfree, Inc. from 2010 to 2015, Primedia, Inc. from 2006 to 2011 and Corel Corporation from 2007 to 2010. He holds an A.B. from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and an M.B.A from Yale University. Dan was chosen to serve on our Board because of his extensive experience in the technology, e-commerce, and consumer credit industries, and his investment and operational expertise.

Jeff Crowe

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.

Timothy J. Mayopoulos

Fannie Mae

Timothy J. Mayopoulos is President and Chief Executive Officer of Fannie Mae, one of the largest providers of mortgage credit in the United States. Tim joined Fannie Mae in 2009, after the company was placed in conservatorship during the financial crisis. He initially served as Fannie Mae’s General Counsel, and in 2010 was named Chief Administrative Officer. He was promoted to CEO in June 2012, and in that role has led the company’s support of the U.S. housing market and its efforts to create a better housing finance system for the future.

Before joining Fannie Mae, Tim was General Counsel of Bank of America, held senior management positions at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, Credit Suisse First Boston, and Deutsche Bank, and practiced law at Davis Polk & Wardwell. Tim is a member of the Boards of Directors of Fannie Mae and SAIC. He is a graduate of Cornell University and the New York University School of Law.

Ken Denman

Former President & CEO, Emotient

Ken Denman is the former President and CEO of Emotient, Inc., a company that develops software for automated facial expression measurement, which was acquired by Apple, Inc. in January 2016. Prior to that he served as CEO for Openwave Systems Inc. (now Unwired Planet) and iPass, Inc. He has also held executive roles at Mediaone Group, Inc., U.S. West Communications Group, and the Battelle Memorial Institute Laboratory. Ken is currently a venture partner at Sway Ventures.

Ken is an active board member for Costco Wholesale Corp., ShoreTel, Inc., Mitek Systems, Inc., and Motorola Systems, Inc., and formerly held board roles with Brightmail, Inc., Emotient, iPass, Inc., Openwave Systems, Inc., and United Online. He served as the Director of the Cellular Telecommunications & Internet Association (CTIA) from January 2011 to January 2012, and as a Director of United Online, Inc., from June 2015 to July 2016.

Ken was appointed to the Edward V. Fritzky Endowed Visiting Chair in Leadership at the University of Washington’s Michael G. Foster School of Business in September 2012, is a member of the advisory board at the University of Washington’s Michael G. Foster School of Business, and sits on the board of directors at the University of Washington Foundation. He holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Central Washington University and an MBA in finance and international business from the University of Washington.