Jason is Chief Executive Officer of Alloy Labs, where he places a particular focus on leveraging his success in venture capital and startups to develop exponential growth opportunities for our members, especially through our Concept Lab and Alloy Alchemist Fund.
He has a long history as an innovator in financial services, creating new business models, and using technology to drive change. He has experience as a founder, venture capitalist, enterprise executive, board member, trusted advisor, and startup mentor.
Jason is a frequent speaker on the intersection of regulation and innovation; leadership in times of change; and the future of fintech. He is also a host of Breaking Banks, the number #1 global fintech radio show and podcast, as well as his own podcast, Fintech5, on Provoke.fm.
He co-founded one of the world’s first neo-banks (PerkStreet Financial), paving the way for a new breed of digital-only banks and partnerships between incumbent financial institutions and startups. Jason was previously the head of innovation for First Marblehead where he spearheaded the move beyond lending, launched new products and integrated innovative technologies including the first moves into social media.
Jason is also the creator of FinTEx.org, a not-for-profit expanding the Midwestern fintech cluster, and a global investor & advisor in fintech. He began his Engineering studies at the United States Military Academy at West Point and graduated with an A.B. in Engineering & Material Sciences from Harvard.