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Jo Ann Barefoot

Founder & CEO

Jo Ann Barefoot is the host of the global podcast show Barefoot Innovation. A noted advocate of “regulation innovation,” Jo Ann is Senior Fellow Emerita at the Harvard Kennedy School Center for Business & Government. She has been Deputy Comptroller of the Currency, partner at KPMG, Co-Chairman of Treliant Risk Advisors, and staff member at the U.S. Senate Banking Committee. She’s an angel investor, serves on the board of Oportun, serves on the fintech advisory committee for FINRA, is a member of the Milken Institute U.S. FinTech Advisory Committee, and is a member of the California Blockchain Working Group Advisory Board. Jo Ann chairs the board of directors of FinRegLab, previously chaired the board of the Financial Health Network, and previously served on the CFPB’s Consumer Advisory Board. She was a Cofounder of Hummingbird Regtech. In 2020 Jo Ann was inducted into the Fintech Hall of Fame by CB Insights.

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David Ehrich

Co-Founder & Executive Director

David has worked in banking and payments for 20 years at McKinsey, American Express where he was a GM in the prepaid group, and JPMorgan Chase where he was the head of credit card strategy and helped design their big data initiative. David is the architect of the Bank On National Account Standards, and he is a Co-Founder of Petal, a fintech credit card pioneering the use of cash flow underwriting to help consumers build safe and affordable credit access. David is a member of the CFPB's Consumer Advisory Board, where he advocates for technology innovation as an opportunity to drive financial inclusion, and a member of the Marketplace Partner Advisory group for Change Machine. David serves on several nonprofit boards and is an active fintech advisor and investor. David holds an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, and a B.S. from Cornell University.

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Thomas J. Curry

Former Comptroller of the Currency, current Partner at Nutter

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Adrienne Harris

Former Senior White House Advisor, current Professor of the Practice at University of Michigan (on leave)

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Kabir Kumar

Director at Flourish

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Cantwell F. Muckenfuss III

Former Partner at Gibson, Dunn, & Crutcher LLP, current Visiting Clinical Lecturer at Yale Law School

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Michael Barr

University of Michigan, Former Assistant Treasury Secretary for Financial Institutions

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John Beccia

Co-Founder and CEO of FS Vector

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Richard Berner

Clinical Professor of Management Practice in the Department of Finance, NYU Stern

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Christopher Brummer

Professor and Faculty Director of Georgetown’s Institute of International Economic Law

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Jerry Buckley

Founding Partner of Buckley LLP

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Agnes Bundy Scanlan

President of The Cambridge Group LLC

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Andrew Burt

Managing Partner, bnh.ai and Chief Legal Officer, Immuta

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Fabrice E. Coles

Vice President-Government Affairs, Bank Policy Institute

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Jotaka Eaddy

Founder and CEO of Full Circle Strategies, LLC

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Judith Erwin

CEO, Grasshopper Bank

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Amy Friend

Senior Advisor to FS Vector, Formerly Chief Counsel, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC)

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Chris Giancarlo

Senior Counsel to the law firm Willkie Farr & Gallagher and the former Chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)

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Daniel Gorfine

Founder of Gattaca Horizons LLC and Adjunct Professor of Law at the Georgetown University Law Center

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Yvette Hollingsworth Clark

Executive Vice President and Regulatory Innovation Officer within Wells Fargo’s Innovation Group

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Howell Jackson

James S. Reid, Jr., Professor of Law at Harvard Law School

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Wendy Jephson

Head of Product Research & Ideation at Nasdaq

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Ernie Jolly

Associate Vice President for Legislative Affairs at the Mortgage Bankers Association

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Dan Kimerling

Founder and Managing Partner at Deciens Capital

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Anju Patwardhan

Managing Partner at CreditEase Fintech VC Fund

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Arjan Schutte

VC - Founder and Managing Partner, Core Innovation Capital

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David Silberman

Senior Advisor, Financial Health Network

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Laura Spiekerman

Co-founder and CRO at Alloy

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Matt Van Buskirk

Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Hummingbird Regtech

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Raul Vazquez

CEO of Oportun

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Colin Walsh

CEO and Co-founder of Varo Money

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Carl Hoffman

CEO and Co-founder of Basis Technology

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Shamir Karkal

Co-founder and CEO of Sila, Formerly Co-founder of Simple

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Josh Reich

Former founder and CEO of Simple.com

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David Schwartz

Chief Technology Officer at Ripple

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Gary Shiffman

CEO of Giant Oak, Inc.

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Minerva Tantoco

Chief Technology Officer at DriveWealth, Formerly CTO of New York City

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Matt Van Buskirk

Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Hummingbird Regtech

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