FOUNDERS


MIKE SINGH

Co-Founder / CEO

  • Former senior role in HSBC NA managing US$ multi-billion consumer credit portfolio, and senior role in RCBC (top-5 Philippine banks) advising President on retail/consumer & digital strategy

  • Co-founder - Emyth Inc. (leading snack-food retailer (100+ units) & manufacturer in Philippines)

  • Co-founded and sold online auction start-up to leading Philippine conglomerate ABS-CBN, Inc.

  • 20+ years in entrepreneurial ventures (5 start-ups that became market leaders) and consumer finance strategy and business development (top-10 banks in their market)

  • MBA Finance, Marketing, & Entrepreneurship - Kellogg School of Management


ADRIAN CHNG

Co-Founder / Chairman

  • CEO, GoBear

  • Chairman - Fintonia Group (SEA leading Fintech fund)

  • Formerly CEO of JobsDB.com, a leading job portal in 7 Asian countries with 1,000 people, US$1 billion merger with JobStreet.com - a key milestone

  • Former senior roles in BlueScope, Telstra, Merrill Lynch and UBS

  • 20+ years in strategy, M&A and corporate finance in CEO and C-level roles

  • Bachelor of Law (Honours) and Commerce degrees - The University of Melbourne


GREG KRASNOV

Co-Founder / Deputy Chairman

  • Managing Director - Forum Capital

  • Formerly CEO/Co-Founder of Platinum Bank, Ukraine

  • Greenfield (2006) to top 3 consumer finance leader in Ukraine (2013) with 2 million customers

  • Substantial international P/E backing, including IFC & World Bank; over US$100 million of capital gain for investors on exit in 2013

  • Numerous awards including ‘Best Retail Bank’

  • 25+ years of experience - 10 years in Consumer Finance, 15+ years in VC/PE

  • Masters Philosophy & International Relations - Cambridge University

THE MANAGEMENT TEAM

MIKE SINGH

Co-Founder / CEO



VADYM KRYVOVYAZ

Deputy CEO/CRO

  • Formerly CRO and management board member at Platinum Bank (Ukraine)

  • 10+ years of experience in Retail Banking Risk Management

  • Skilled in establishing credit functions from "zero-level" with fully centralized underwriting and collection processes

  • Experienced in using big data to optimize credit policy leveraging both traditional and alternative sources of data

  • Master’s Degree in International Economics & Management - Kyiv National Economic University


KATRINA BIANCA CRUZ

CMO

  • Former Head of Marketing in aCommerce, Inc., an e-commerce solutions for Southeast Asia

  • Former Regional CRM Manager of Lazada Group, Southeast Asia’s fastest growing online department store, with operations in Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam

  • 6+ years of experience in digital marketing and performance marketing

  • Bachelor of Arts - University of the Philippines


SANDEEP SURYAVANSHI

COO

  • Former Director at HarteHanks and held key leadership roles in Integreon Inc., Vakrangee Group & Sitel, with operations in North America, EMEA, APAC & ANZ region

  • 18+ Years of Global Management experience in Operations, Performance, Strategy and Client management within BPO, Financial, ITeS & KPO Industry.

  • Master’s in Finance and Business Economics major from Mumbai University of India.

  • Certified Six sigma Black Belt & COPC Implementation.



ANDREY KOZLENKO

CPO

  • Former Head of Card Products at Platinum Bank (Ukraine). Held key roles for new retail bank ventures of ING Group and BNP Paribas Group

  • 10+ years of experience in Retail Banking Product Management

  • Strong track record in Consumer Credit product life cycle from development to implementation and support

  • Bachelor in Banking - Ukrainian Academy of Banking of the National Bank of Ukraine