Jared Kaplan is chief executive officer of OppLoans, a leading financial technology platform that helps middle income, credit-challenged consumers build a better financial path through accessible products and a top-rated experience. Under Jared’s leadership, OppLoans has experienced exponential growth facilitating the issuance of more than 1 million loans for more than 500,000 customers. OppLoans was named an Inc. 5000 company for the 5th straight year and ranked 91st on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™. In addition, OppLoans was named a 2018 “Best Workplace” by Inc. Magazine, America’s 6th place to work by Glassdoor, and a number-one personal lender by LendingTree. Jared was also ranked the 8th highest-rated CEO by Glassdoor (2018) and named a finalist for EY Entrepreneur of the Year. He is a frequent speaker at industry-leading events including LendIt, Lend Academy and Lend360 as well as a frequent media contributor for the industry. Prior to OppLoans, Jared was co-founder and executive vice president of Insureon, the leading online agency for small business insurance that boasted 1,700+% in revenue growth. After beginning his career at Goldman Sachs, Jared led financial services investing for Accretive LLC, an early-stage private equity firm. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Michigan.