Data Exchange-Based FinTech Company Klover Hires Chief Operating Officer
20 December 2021
Klover, a financial services platform whose users voluntarily share data in exchange for financial products and services, has named Meredith Guerriero, a former Google, Facebook and Pinterest executive, as COO.
Founded in 2019 and based in Chicago, Klover will provide full banking service, including “meaningful and free tools and services focused on financial health”, with “no interest, no credit checks, and no hidden fees.” By leveraging the data and information authorized by consumers in concert with trusted partners, the company aims to provide customers with “a combination of the feel of community banking and the advanced technological power of high-tech banking applications.” today ”. It already has three million users.
Guerriero, who will lead the company alongside co-founders Brian Mandelbaum, CEO and Dominic Bennett, brings experience in building and growing billion dollar tech companies. At Pinterest, she was VP of Sales and Partnerships, executing pre-IPO strategies and responsible for over a third of the company’s revenue with Fortune 500 partners. Prior to Pinterest, she joined Facebook in 2015 to develop its presence in the health sector; and earlier, she spent a decade at Google, rising through the ranks to being Global Director of Automotive, then Global Director of Programmatic Platforms and Solutions.
She comments: “We have a real opportunity to eliminate the shame and embarrassment that surrounds personal finances. We’ve hit a record number of families living paycheck to paycheck, and I want to help give them a different path using a new asset, data. Most importantly, I am very passionate about leading by example and leading the way for women. The female representation in the C-suite, in particular in Fintech, is lacking. I want to change that ‘.