Disruption in Fintech: Past, Present, Future

by Economics Association (The Adam Smith Society)

Speaker/Presentation Entrepreneurship Finance Technology

Tue, 20 Feb 2018

4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

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Jones Graduate School of Business, Room 212

6100 Main Street, Houston, TX 77005, United States

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Interested in the changes in FinTech? Hear it from an industry insider himself.

Dan Macklin, Co-Founder of SoFi, will join us for an open discussion about his experience starting a disruptive enterprise and his thoughts about where we're headed in FInTech.

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Jones Graduate School of Business, Room 212

6100 Main Street, Houston, TX 77005, United States


Dan Macklin

Dan Macklin is a Co-founder at SoFi, the largest online lender in the U.S., valued at more than $4 billion after a Series F financing of $500 million in 2017. At the time of Dan’s departure in June 2017, SoFi had lent more than $20 billion in mortgages, personal loans and student loan refinancing to more than 300,000 customers (members), employing more than 1000 people. Dan was VP Business Development, responsible for developing distribution channels. Latterly, Dan was VP Community & Member Success, responsible for maximizing the overall experience for SoFi’s growing member base. Prior to SoFi, Dan spent twelve years at Standard Chartered Bank leading Enterprise Sales and Product Development across London, Singapore and Shanghai. Dan is a graduate of the University of Durham in England and the Stanford Graduate School of Business and has been interviewed by publications including Bloomberg, CNBC, Financial Times, Forbes, Reuters and Wall Street Journal. Dan was named as one of the 25 Inspiring Entrepreneurs to Watch in 2017 by Inc and, much to the amusement of his kids, was selected as one of the 40 Coolest People Under 40 in Silicon Valley by Business Insider.

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