The other members of the new US advisory board are former Reebok CEO Uli Becker and Matthew Kaness, former CEO of ModCloth, a US women's fashion retailer. Lawrence H. Summers on credit platform’s board of directors ... announced today that former Visa Inc. President Hans Morris has joined the company’s board of directors as a director and chair of the audit committee. Sum… Afterpay said it hoped the move will help it to "identify key business opportunities and partnerships at a time when American consumers are increasingly turning to alternative payment methods to avoid revolving and extended debt". In 1987, he was the first social scientist to win the Alan T. Waterman Award from the National Science Foundation. With continued dedication and our growing community of champions, which now includes Larry Summers, I believe we can seize it.-----Current board members: Andrew Balson (Board chair) - Managing Director, Bain Capital; Larry Summers (Board chair-elect) - Charles W. 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Women are getting more speaking roles in the High Court, but some 'worrying trends' are emerging – particularly for junior females – that could stall the push towards gender equality. Clothing, cafes and department stores have lagged behind the retailing rebound and not all will make it through in a sector where collapses are lower than a year ago. Square, the mobile payments start-up from Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey, has added former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers to its board of directors. She is the Economics of Technology Professor at Stanford Graduate School of Business. He comes from a Jewish family, his parents Robert Summers and Anita Summers were both Economics professors at the University of Pennsylvania. Larry Summers . Its strong performance on the Australian sharemarket is being driven by expectations of further US growth. He serves as a special adviser at Andreessen Horowitz (an investor in Premise), on the Board of Lending Club, and has advisory roles at several other tech companies. As if the board of directors of Lending Club was not star-studded enough, the peer-to-peer lender recently announced that former Treasury Secretary Lawrence “Larry” Summers would be joining the team. For a number of reasons, this is a personally gratifying m o ment. It is facing competition in the US market from other instalment services including Klarna, Affirm, Sezzle, Uplift and QuadPay. For a number of reasons, this is a personally gratifying moment. Former Treasury Secretary Lawrence H. Summers is one of America’s leading economists. Mr Summers has experience governing fintech disrupters; he's on the board of directors of Square, headed by Jack Dorsey, which helps small businesses accept credit card payments. Larry Summers is the Charles W. Eliot University Professor and President Emeritus of Harvard University. R.I.P. I’m proud to announce that Larry Summers is joining our Board of Directors. Larry’s decision to join the Board is a sign that what we’re doing is starting to work. He joins existing Board members Chamath Palihapitiya of The Social+Capital Partnership, Karim Faris of Google Ventures, Premise co-founder Joe Reisinger, and me. Larry Summers. 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Last month, the company declined to release an interim audit report into potential issues with anti-money laundering procedures after concerns were raised by financial intelligence agency AUSTRAC. Lawrence H. Summers. Lawrence H. Summers is President Emeritus of Harvard University. Climate Leadership Council Founding Member Lawrence Summers explains how carbon dividends work in addressing climate change. Until news came that Summers’ torch had been snuffed, I was going to write another column about Larry, the Typhoid Mary of Economics. 2. Summers will join the Board of Directors immediately and will become the Chair in early 2014. Summers joined LendingClub’s board in December 2012, which was during the early days of the online lending boom. Additionally, Larry was one of the first people to recognize the importance of strong connective tissue between Washington and Silicon Valley. “On behalf of the board, I am excited to welcome Larry as the new Chair of the Board and work closely with him to deepen and expand Citizen Schools’ already considerable impact on education,” said Balson. Larry is one of the most decorated economists of our generation. By E.B. This is what Larry does best. Among the many highlights of his career: Director of the National Economic Council from 2009–2010; President of Harvard University from 2001–2006; Secretary of the Treasury from 1999 to 2001; and Chief Economist at the World Bank from 1991–1993. Summers was an MIT student at 16 and a tenured Harvard professor at 28. It also. Now comes an announcement that former Obama Chief Economic Advisor (and former Harvard president) Larry Summers is also coming on board. He is inspiring about the cause, but demanding about the means.” Years ago, Henry Kissinger suggested that Larry be given a post at the White House so that he could bat down, challenge and fix terrible ideas. And this is what he’ll be holding Premise — and me — accountable for. Larry will be involved in everything from supervising and supporting the inception of new products to vetting their statistical capabilities and finally, helping to take these products to our global customers. The announcement comes a day after the resignation of Afterpay director David Hancock - who will remain a consultant to the company and is sitting on a pile of shares and options worth more than $100 million. From the Asian financial crisis to the Great Recession, Larry has been at the center of the world’s biggest fiscal policy debates for the past 30 years. I’m proud to announce that Larry Summers is joining our Board of Directors. Mr Summer's appointment is the latest high profile hire by Afterpay, which includes former Australian Securities and Investments Commission senior executive Michael Saadat. Building a company that’s wholly reimagining the way the world is measured from the ground up is even harder. #SpyGate ... She was the first female director to join the Twitter board of directors. He’s been on the frontlines of countless critical events in our world’s economic history — and now has chosen to play an integral role in charting Premise’s future. London is about to move into the highest tier of restrictions again after a massive surge of infections just in time for Christmas. In a statement accompanying the announcement, Summers noted that “rapid adoption of technology and innovation” that was creating opportunities for companies like Lending Club. David Viniar. Today is a big day for us, one that’s been a long time coming and yet one I never could’ve imagined when we launched Premise almost two years ago. He currently serves as President Emeritus and Charles W. Eliot Professor of Harvard University, where he’s made enormous academic contributions to the fields of macroeconomics, financial and labor economics since he first became a professor in 1983. The heavy hitting new addition comes shortly after Lending Club exceeded $1 billion in total loans issued. Summers served as Treasury secretary from 1999 to 2001 and as president of Harvard from 2001 to 2006, and director of President Obama’s National Economic Council until November, 2010. During the past two decades he has served in a series of senior policy positions, including Vice President of Development Economics and Chief Economist of the World Bank, Undersecretary of the Treasury for International Affairs, Director of the National Economic Council for the Obama Administration from… As it gears up for an IPO, Lending Club beefs up its board After recently confirming its IPO plans, peer-to-peer lending platform Lending Club announced Thursday that it has added former U.S. Secretary of Treasury Larry Summers to its board of directors. Larry is someone whose fierce intellectual prowess I’ve admired since the spring and summer of 1998 when I was a fledgling quant analyst manning the desks during the Russian debt crisis and the subsequent Long Term Capital Management implosion. He received the John Bates Clark Medal in 1993 from the American Economic Association. Last week, I conducted a public interview with Lawrence Summers. declined to release an interim audit report into potential issues with anti-money laundering procedures. In 1993, he was awarded the John Bates Clark Medal, given to the most outstanding economist under 40 in the United States. Summers has also worked in international economics, economic demography, economic history and development economics. His tenure included the firm’s initial public offering in December 2014 and the high-profile ouster of CEO Renaud Laplanche in May 2016.. Lawrence H. Summers sits on the board of directors at The Peterson Institute for International Economics. While she is not nearly as well known as Larry Summers she still brings serious economics clout to the board. former Australian Securities and Investments Commission senior executive Michael Saadat. Born: 30-Nov-1954 Birthplace: New Haven, CT Gender: Male Race or Ethnicity: White Sexual orientation: Straight Occupation: Economist Party Affiliation: Democratic Nationality: United States Executive summary: US Treasury Secretary, 1999-2001 Father: Robert Summers (economics professor) Mother: Anita A. Summers (public policy professor) Afterpay, a rare example of an Australian-born technology player seeking to conquer the world's biggest market, has also worked with other high profile Americans to help it scale there: the Kardashian family. Darren Walker. Larry Summers Board of Directors @ Lending Club . “I look forward to working with the leadership team to make the most of the opportunity before them,” he said in a statement. In addition to serving as 71st Secretary of the Treasury in the Clinton Administration, Dr. Summers served as Director of the White House National Economic Council in the Obama Administration, as President of Harvard University, and as the Chief Economist of the World Bank. He left […] And though the thought of Larry Summers working alongside Alyssa Milano et al sounds odd, he already serves on the board of alternative payments company Revolution Money and is a … Dr. Summers’ Until news came that Summers’ torch had been snuffed, I was going to write another column about Larry, the Typhoid Mary of Economics. In August, Afterpay announced a strategic partnership with Visa to help it acquire new merchants in the US by smoothing integration processes and reducing costs. On Sunday afternoon, facing a revolt by his own party’s senators, Obama dumped Larry as likely replacement for Ben Bernanke as Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board. 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