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Fireside Chat with Lending Club’s COO, Sameer Gulati, MBA'05

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Gleacher Center, Room 100

450 Cityfront Plaza Dr

Chicago, IL 60611

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Join the Polsky Center for a fintech speaker event on Tuesday, January 30th featuring Lending Club’s COO, Sameer Gulati. Leading the talk will be Randy Kroszner, Norman R. Bobins Professor of Economics.

Attendees will gain behind-the-scenes knowledge about the rapid rise and unique paths taken by Lending Club to become a leading online lending company and market disrupter. As Chief Operating Officer, Sameer is responsible for Corporate Strategy, M&A and Enterprise Business Development, and Product Development. Before joining Lending Club, Sameer was a partner and leader of the Digital Banking & Consumer Credit practice at McKinsey & Company in New York and London. During his 10+ years with McKinsey, he advised established and emerging financial services institutions on growth and transformation initiatives in 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 designed and implemented solutions for financial services players. Sameer holds an MBA in Strategy and Entrepreneurship from the University Of Chicago Booth School Of Business and a B.Tech in Chemical Engineering and Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology in New Delhi.

Randy Kroszner is a Norman R. Bobins Professor of Economics. He served as a Governor of the Federal Reserve System from 2006 until 2009. He chaired the committee on Supervision and Regulation of Banking Institutions and the committee on Consumer and Community Affairs. In these capacities, he took a leading role in developing responses to the financial crisis and in undertaking new initiatives to improve consumer protection and disclosure, including rules related to home mortgages and credit cards.

Registration is free, but space is limited.

Questions? Email Annie Le at annie.le@chicagobooth.edu

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