Transparency and simplicity about the credit industry, especially in a world of financial uncertainty, is just the thing by Kenneth Lin target was when he launched Credit Karma in 2007. Best known for its pioneering free credit scores, the platform offers everything related to one’s financial goals from identity verification, credit cards and loans – all for free. Now an Intuit company (NASDAQ:INTU), Credit Karma serves more than 120 million people in the US, UK and Canada, including nearly half of all US millennials. On the next episode of Leadership Lessons, Lin talks to series host Jason Nazar about how he led the company from a team of three to 1,500 employees. Other topics include:
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About the speakers
Prior to founding Credit Karma in 2007 as CEO, Kenneth Lin founded Multilytics Marketing, a data-driven marketing agency that actively manages more than $40 million a year in online marketing dollars for clients including Wells Fargo, Liberty Mutual and eBay. He has a BA in Mathematics and Economics from Boston University. He was selected to become a member of the Aspen Institute’s esteemed Henry Crown Fellows in 2018.
Jason Nazar is the co-founder/CEO of Comparably, a leading site for workplace employee assessments. Previously he was co-founder/CEO of Docstoc (acquired by Intuit). Named one of Los Angeles Business Journal’s Most Admired CEOs, Jason was named the inaugural australiabusinessblog.com in Residence for the City of Los Angeles in 2016. The Los Angeles native received his BA from the University of California Santa Barbara and his JD and MBA from Pepperdine University.