Lending Club (NYSE:LC), a global marketplace connecting both borrowers and investors, has appointed Scott Hansma as its newest Senior Vice President of Technology, according to a Lending Club statement.
Mr. Hansma joins Lending Club from Salesforce Inc., where he served as its chief architect. His tenure at Salesforce spanned over twelve years, having evolved from a junior programmer to eventually chief architect.
According to Lending Club CTO John MacIlwaine in a recent statement on the appointment, “Scott is a true pioneer and leader in cloud computing and agile systems. He’s a renowned developer and architect with broad technical scope and influence and a particular focus on large scale systems.”
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“We’re thrilled to have him join Lending Club and excited about his ability to help us continue to build and innovate,” he added.
“Lending Club is a fun team with fantastic technology in the service of transforming an entire industry and helping millions of people improve their lives. I’m very excited to join the Club!” added Mr. Hansma in an accompanying statement.
Earlier this week, Lending Club made headlines after launching a new partnership with Varadero Capital L.P., an alternative management firm focused on specialized credit investments, to facilitate up to $150 million in loans designed to provide more affordable credit to underserved borrowers and communities.