As Chief Operations Officer and head of Strategy and Corporate Development, Sameer is responsible for Lending Club’s operations and corporate strategy, including managing our customer support and our customer-facing operations.
Before joining Lending Club, Sameer was a partner and leader of the Digital Banking & Consumer Credit practice at McKinsey & Company in London, UK. During his 11 years with McKinsey, he advised global and emerging financial services institutions on key initiatives in retail banking, consumer credit, digital payments, and risk management. He is a well-respected thought leader, regularly speaking at banking and Fintech conferences, as well as authoring documents on financial services and credit card issues, trends, and seminal financial service sector topics.
Prior experience includes several years in technology roles at Cambridge Technology Partners and Integral, where he implemented solutions for financial services players.
Sameer holds a MBA in strategy and entrepreneurship from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a BTech in chemical engineering and computer science from the Indian Institute of Technology in New Delhi.