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What Drives Us
NerdWallet is focused on helping people lead better lives through financial education and empowerment.
When it comes to credit cards, insurance, loans or expenses like hospital costs, consumers make almost all their decisions in the dark. NerdWallet is changing that by building accessible online tools and providing research and experts that can’t be found anywhere else, all to help consumers take back control of their choices in a marketing-driven, trillion-dollar industry.
What We DoWe put knowledge in your wallet
We’ve built NerdWallet into the source for information, insight and consumer-driven advice about personal finance. Because you shouldn’t pay for what you don’t know.
From banks to credit unions, accounts to products, we look at all the places to put your money.
We examine the offers, crunch the numbers and recommend the right cards for your lifestyle and needs.
We help you make smart choices about college and your career through our expert advice and resources.
With answers on insurance and experts at lowering your bill, we help you manage your health care costs.
Our comparison tools help you find the right policies to protect you and your family, without the hassle.
We provide the resources to help you accomplish your financial goals and secure your future.
Our DealFinder tool compares the best sales and finds you coupons on popular products.
We connect you with experts and comparison tools to help you grow your small business.
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We connect consumers with a vast network of trusted finance professionals who can answer your questions.
Tim Chen CEO
Tim sets the strategic vision for NerdWallet, as he has since co-founding the company in 2009. Previously, he was a hedge fund analyst at Perry Capital investing in payment processing firms, credit card networks and technology companies. He also worked as an equity research analyst at Credit Suisse First Boston. Tim graduated from Stanford with a degree in economics.
Dan Yoo COO
Dan oversees NerdWallet’s day-to-day operations and identifies areas for growth. He came from LinkedIn, where he led the company’s performance management and strategic initiatives as it grew from 50 million to 275 million members. Before that, he was chief financial officer at Parature. Dan has an MBA from UC Berkeley and a bachelor's degree in management and finance from Georgetown.
Bhaskar Ghosh VP of Engineering
Bhaskar steers a team of engineers focused on scaling NerdWallet’s product and platform offerings. He came from LinkedIn, where he was the Senior Director of Engineering and Business Operations, driving the company’s core data infrastructure initiatives and building strategic analytics platforms for the sales and marketing teams.
Florence Thinh VP of Talent
Flo leads a team that is identifying and recruiting the very best new Nerds. In four years at Zynga, she led the recruiting team that scaled the social-gaming startup from 40 employees to more than 3,000. After that, she joined Khosla Ventures as an operating partner, focusing on talent acquisition strategies for early stage startups.
Ken Shuman VP of Communications
Ken crafts initiatives aimed at building NerdWallet into a widely recognized consumer brand. That’s what he did as the VP of communications at Trulia, a real estate site he helped build into a destination site that attracts more than 50 million users a month, and which he guided from early stage startup through its IPO and then as a public company.
Stephanie Wei VP of Marketing
Stephanie develops and manages NerdWallet's strategic marketing and financial literacy initiatives. Before joining NerdWallet, she worked in corporate strategy and business development at Roll Global and M&A Advisory at KPMG. Stephanie is a graduate from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.