Board of Directors

  • Tim Chen

    Tim Chen

    Chairman of the Board

    Tim Chen

    Tim Chen

    Chairman of the Board

    Mr. Chen has served as our Chief Executive Officer since February 2009, as a member of our board of directors since December 2011 and as Chairman of our board of directors since September 2021. Prior to founding the Company that would become NerdWallet in 2009, Mr. Chen worked at JAT Capital Management, L.P. and Perry Capital as an Investor and at Credit Suisse as an Equity Research Associate. Mr. Chen holds a B.A. in Economics from Stanford University.
    Tim Chen

    Tim Chen

    Chairman of the Board

    Tim Chen

    Tim Chen

    Chairman of the Board

    Mr. Chen has served as our Chief Executive Officer since February 2009, as a member of our board of directors since December 2011 and as Chairman of our board of directors since September 2021. Prior to founding the Company that would become NerdWallet in 2009, Mr. Chen worked at JAT Capital Management, L.P. and Perry Capital as an Investor and at Credit Suisse as an Equity Research Associate. Mr. Chen holds a B.A. in Economics from Stanford University.
  • Jennifer Ceran

    Jennifer Ceran

    Director

    Jennifer Ceran

    Jennifer Ceran

    Director

    Ms. Ceran has been a member of our board of directors since 2020. Until January 2021, she served as Chief Financial Officer of Smartsheet Inc., a role she held since September 2016. Prior to joining Smartsheet, Ms. Ceran held multiple senior Finance positions in companies including Quotient Technology, Inc., an online marketing platform, Box, Inc., a cloud content management platform, and eBay Inc., a global commerce and payments platform. Ms. Ceran is also a member of the board of directors of Plum Acquisition Corp. I. Ms. Ceran holds a B.A. in Communications and French from Vanderbilt University and a M.B.A. in Finance and Accounting from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business.
    Jennifer Ceran

    Jennifer Ceran

    Director

    Jennifer Ceran

    Jennifer Ceran

    Director

    Ms. Ceran has been a member of our board of directors since 2020. Until January 2021, she served as Chief Financial Officer of Smartsheet Inc., a role she held since September 2016. Prior to joining Smartsheet, Ms. Ceran held multiple senior Finance positions in companies including Quotient Technology, Inc., an online marketing platform, Box, Inc., a cloud content management platform, and eBay Inc., a global commerce and payments platform. Ms. Ceran is also a member of the board of directors of Plum Acquisition Corp. I. Ms. Ceran holds a B.A. in Communications and French from Vanderbilt University and a M.B.A. in Finance and Accounting from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business.
  • Lynne Laube

    Lynne Laube

    Director

    Lynne Laube

    Lynne Laube

    Director

    Ms. Laube has been a member of our board of directors since 2020. She served as the Chief Executive Officer of Cardlytics, Inc. from May 2020 to August 2022 and has served as a director of Cardlytics, Inc., since 2008. Prior to that Ms. Laube served as the Chief Operating Officer of Cardlytics, Inc., a role she held since 2008. From 1994 to 2008, Ms. Laube held various positions at Capital One. Ms. Laube holds a B.S. in Finance and Marketing from the University of Cincinnati.

    Lynne Laube

    Lynne Laube

    Director

    Lynne Laube

    Lynne Laube

    Director

    Ms. Laube has been a member of our board of directors since 2020. She served as the Chief Executive Officer of Cardlytics, Inc. from May 2020 to August 2022 and has served as a director of Cardlytics, Inc., since 2008. Prior to that Ms. Laube served as the Chief Operating Officer of Cardlytics, Inc., a role she held since 2008. From 1994 to 2008, Ms. Laube held various positions at Capital One. Ms. Laube holds a B.S. in Finance and Marketing from the University of Cincinnati.

  • Tom Loverro

    Tom Loverro

    Director

    Tom Loverro

    Tom Loverro

    Director

    Mr. Loverro has been a member of our board of directors since 2019. Mr. Loverro is currently a General Partner and Managing Director at IVP, a role he has held since 2019. Prior to that Mr. Loverro served as a Principal at IVP. Prior to joining IVP in 2015, Mr. Loverro was a Principal at RRE Ventures. Mr. Loverro holds a B.A. from Stanford University, where he graduated with Distinction and a M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management.
    Tom Loverro

    Tom Loverro

    Director

    Tom Loverro

    Tom Loverro

    Director

    Mr. Loverro has been a member of our board of directors since 2019. Mr. Loverro is currently a General Partner and Managing Director at IVP, a role he has held since 2019. Prior to that Mr. Loverro served as a Principal at IVP. Prior to joining IVP in 2015, Mr. Loverro was a Principal at RRE Ventures. Mr. Loverro holds a B.A. from Stanford University, where he graduated with Distinction and a M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management.
  • Ken McBride

    Ken McBride

    Director

    Ken McBride

    Ken McBride

    Director

    Mr. McBride has been a member of our board of directors since 2022. From August 2001 to November 2021, he served as the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Stamps.com, helping evolve the Company from a small business mailing solution to a dominant ecommerce shipping software company in the U.S. Today, he continues to serve on the Board of Stamps.com (now rebranded Auctane). He also was previously a longtime member of the board of directors at LegalZoom and a board member of CafePress. He works on several non-profit efforts and has been a member of the board of trustees at the California Science Center for the past 13 years. Mr. McBride holds a BS and MS in electrical engineering from Stanford University, as well as an MBA from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business.

    Ken McBride

    Ken McBride

    Director

    Ken McBride

    Ken McBride

    Director

    Mr. McBride has been a member of our board of directors since 2022. From August 2001 to November 2021, he served as the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Stamps.com, helping evolve the Company from a small business mailing solution to a dominant ecommerce shipping software company in the U.S. Today, he continues to serve on the Board of Stamps.com (now rebranded Auctane). He also was previously a longtime member of the board of directors at LegalZoom and a board member of CafePress. He works on several non-profit efforts and has been a member of the board of trustees at the California Science Center for the past 13 years. Mr. McBride holds a BS and MS in electrical engineering from Stanford University, as well as an MBA from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business.

  • Maurice Taylor

    Maurice Taylor

    Director

    Maurice Taylor

    Maurice Taylor

    Director

    Mr. Taylor has been a member of our Board of Directors since 2022. Mr. Taylor is currently a Portfolio Manager at Alyeska Investment Group, a role he has held since 2020. Prior to that Mr. Taylor served as a Senior Investment Analyst at Alyeska. Prior to joining Alyeska in 2015, Mr. Taylor served as an Equity Research Analyst at Millennium Management from February 2015 to February 2017. Prior to 2015, Mr. Taylor was an Investment Banking Associate in the Technology, Media & Telecom group at J.P. Morgan. Mr. Taylor holds a B.A. with High Distinction in Economics from the University of Michigan-Dearborn, a J.D. from Harvard Law School and an M.B.A from Harvard Business School.

    Maurice Taylor

    Maurice Taylor

    Director

    Maurice Taylor

    Maurice Taylor

    Director

    Mr. Taylor has been a member of our Board of Directors since 2022. Mr. Taylor is currently a Portfolio Manager at Alyeska Investment Group, a role he has held since 2020. Prior to that Mr. Taylor served as a Senior Investment Analyst at Alyeska. Prior to joining Alyeska in 2015, Mr. Taylor served as an Equity Research Analyst at Millennium Management from February 2015 to February 2017. Prior to 2015, Mr. Taylor was an Investment Banking Associate in the Technology, Media & Telecom group at J.P. Morgan. Mr. Taylor holds a B.A. with High Distinction in Economics from the University of Michigan-Dearborn, a J.D. from Harvard Law School and an M.B.A from Harvard Business School.

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