Matt serves as the CEO for Branch. Prior to founding the company, he co-founded the ground-breaking microfinance non-profit Kiva.org, where he served as CEO for nearly a decade.
Co-Founder and CEO
Daniel leads Branch’s product development and engineering organizations. Before co-founding Branch, Daniel held senior roles in product management and business development strategy at Kiva.org.
Co-Founder and COO
Neeraj leads Branch’s India operations. Previously, he served as a consultant with Accenture, and has held tech, strategy & marketing roles in financial services. He is an alumnus of IIT Guwahati and IIM Lucknow.
India General Manager
Dan oversees Branch’s Kenyan market. Previously, he served as an advisor with PwC, focusing on financial services and telecommunications.
East Africa General Manager
Ben leads Branch’s engineering organization. He previously co-founded Rep and held senior engineering management positions at Google and YouTube.
Chief Technology Officer
Tolulope leads the legal team at Branch. For over a decade, she has advised on regulatory strategy, financing, and M&A for financial and technology companies. She has a MSc. in Law and Finance from Queen Mary University of London and accolades from the IFLR and Chambers and Partners.
Head of Legal and Compliance
Maria oversees Branch’s Nigeria market. She previously served as Uber’s Country Manager for Nigeria and held management consultant roles with Deloitte Nigeria.
Maria K. Rotilu
Nigeria General Manager
Premal builds partnerships that advance Branch’s mission. Prior to Branch, Premal co-founded Kiva and led the microfinance non-profit to +$1B in loans. He started his career at PayPal and graduated from Stanford.
Chief Business Officer
Roger heads up finance at Branch and has held similar senior positions at See’s Candies, Sephora and more recently at OneMarket Network. Roger is an alumnus of the London School of Economics & Political Science.
Chief Financial Officer
Sarah leads Branch’s People Operations team. Before joining Branch, she worked in financial services at Bloomberg and lender relations at Kiva. She holds an MBA from UC-Berkeley Haas School of Business.
Chief People Officer