Advisor, Lending Club; Former CEO PaineWebber International; President Emeritus, Babson College.
Brian M. Barefoot has served on Lending Club’s Board of Advisors since 2011. Headquartered in San Francisco, CA, Lending Club is the largest P2P platform in the US and has originated over $3b of loan volume in the last 12 months. Mr. Barefoot is President Emeritus of Babson College where he served as President from 2001 until 2008 and served as ...
Founder, Eaglewood Capital Management
Jon Barlow is the founder and former CEO of Eaglewood
Capital Management, a leading asset management firm that
specializes in online and marketplace lending investment
strategies. In 2014 Mr. Barlow led the sale of Eaglewood
Capital to an affiliate of Marshall Wace LLP (MW Eaglewood),
a London-based alternative asset manager. He served as MW
Eaglewood’s global CEO, overseeing its New York ...
General Partner, Shepherd Capital
Mr. Boillot is a private investor with over 25 years of
investment experience. He is currently General Partner of
Shepherd Capital a Luxembourg-based single family office
which he founded in 2010. Shepherd is an active participant
(through debt and equity investments) in the alternative
finance lending markets in the US, UK, France, Spain, Italy
and Africa. Prior to that, Mr. Boillot ...
General Partner, Foundation Capital
Equity Investor in Lending Club, AuxMoney, and OnDeck
Charles joined Foundation Capital in 2005, with a background
in general management, sales, marketing, product management,
and business development. Before coming to Foundation
Capital, he was part of two teams that successfully built
companies from early start-up through greater than $100
million in sales and exits near or above a billion dollars.
Charles has ...
IT Director, Life Direct
James began his career working in Technical / Business
development at Sovereign before leaving in 2005 & founding
Life Direct, New Zealand's leading online insurance
comparison website. In 2012, he joined Trade Me after
concluding the sale of the business to them, and presently
holds a management role developing Life Direct. James was
also involved as a director and shareholder in ...
Principal, Thiel Capital
Phin Upham works at Thiel Capital, an investment firm
founded by Peter Thiel who is best known for co-founding
PayPal and Palantir and being an early backer of Facebook.
Their early investments in online lenders include OnDeck,
SoFi and Avant.
Previously he worked at Morgan Stanley in the Investment
Banking Division and at Tishman Speyer in private equity.
Before that he ...