Meet the Almond Team
Powered by a diverse group of people who know the landscape, Almond is positioned to open up financial services throughout Southeast Asia. Our current team includes a dozen Harvard, MIT, and Brown-educated hackers and visionaries, with an average decade of global experience in the industry.
Chief Executive Officer
15 years of strategy and development leadership experience across Asia. Special Forces Commander in Europe, Middle East, and Pacific.
MIT, Harvard University, Brown University
Chief Technology Officer
Nearly a decade of product development and management through technology startups and early-stage companies in the US and Asia.
MIT, Johns Hopkins University
Chief Marketing Officer
20 years defining and executing marketing and communications strategy that support consistent business growth and enhances brand equity, and awareness for startup and enterprise brands.
Chief Financial Officer
Nearly a decade of finance, financial modeling, CFO services, management consulting, investment banking venture capital and startup expertise. CAFCA, University of Denver
Rhys Lewis, Ph.D.
13 years of experience building psychometric assessments to predict behavior, including loan repayment. Ph.D. in Industrial & Organizational Psychology
Microfinance Strategy Lead
3 years of international development and non-profit experience.
6 years of business development, analysis and finance in SE Asia.
Senior Software Engineer
Chief Compliance Officer
15 years of regulatory compliance and security leadership experience at cutting edge financial services companies including Google, Coinbase and bitFlyer.
Head of Law and Public Policy
LL.M. & S.J.D, Harvard Law School
Global Expansion Strategy
Recent experience as a venture capital investor at Saison Capital, a data scientist at Engineers Gate, and co-founded a shipping startup in Eastern Europe.
Yale University. MIT MBA candidate
GLOBAL EXPANSION STRATEGY
Experience includes BCG Management Consultant, STMicroelectronics Account Manager, and consulting work for innovative startups in Latam.