The Future of Finance Speakers



Name: Ian Sheridan

Title: Managing Director

Company: Vestigo Ventures

Ian Sheridan is a Managing Director at Vestigo Ventures, a financial technology focused venture firm based in Boston. Prior to helping launch Vestigo, Ian spent over two decades in the financial services industry including senior roles in retirement services, wealth management and payments. Ian was the Executive Vice President of Strategy & Product Management at SunGard Financial Systems, a divisional VP at DST Systems, divisional CMO of multiple MassMutual businesses and was the CMO and VP of Business Development for ADP. Ian is party to a U.S. patent pertaining to accessing financial data and is a graduate of the Ancell School of Business at Western Connecticut State University.


Name: Blair Baldwin

Title: Co-Founder & CEO

Company:  Quilt

Blair is Co-Founder & CEO of Quilt, a financial technology business that offers digital insurance products to the millennial generation. Quilt creates mobile-first insurance products designed to fit the needs of modern consumers. Prior to co-founding Quilt, Blair was the CMO of Goji, an auto-insurance focused digital insurance platform that has raised over $90mm of venture funding. Blair was also Chief Product Officer at Dailybreak, a venture-backed advertising platform and held prior roles at consulting firms High Start Group and Digitas. Blair is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Business School.



Name: David Snitkof

Title: Co-Founder & Chief Analytics Officer

Company:  Orchard Platform

David is Co-Founder & Chief Analytics Officer of Orchard, a financial technology business that provides technology, analytics and data for the online marketplace lending industry. Orchard has raised nearly $45mm of venture funding and sits between originators and investors of marketplace loans – providing the tools and infrastructure needed for institutions to invest in the asset class. Prior to co-founding Orchard, David was a Senior Vice President at Citigroup, helping lead analytics and strategy for small business and commercial banking. David was also the director of analytics and marketing at and a Senior Manager in Risk Management at American Express. He is a graduate of Brown University.  


Name: Lowell Putnam

Title: Co-Founder & CEO

Company:  Quovo

Lowell is Co-Founder & CEO of Quovo, a financial technology business that provides account aggregation, visualization and analytics for developers, financial service professionals and wealth management firms. Quovo has raised more than $5mm in venture funding and employs about 30 professionals in New York. Prior to co-founding Quovo, Lowell was an investment banker at Lehman Brothers and Barclays Capital. He is a graduate of Harvard College.


Name: Derek Brown

Title: VP of Product

Company:  Addepar

Derek is VP of Product Development at Addepar, a financial technology business that provides data aggregation, investment analysis and reporting tools for financial institutions and asset management companies. Addepar has raised over $65mm of venture capital and employs more than 220 professionals nationwide. Prior to joining Addepar, Derek was UI engineering lead at LinkedIn. He has spent several years prior to LinkedIn as a front-end and web developer. He is a graduate of East Carolina University.