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Growing an AI-powered digital lender to $850MM in revenue, with Upstart’s SVP of Business Development Jeff Keltner

In this conversation, we chat with Jeff Keltner, the SVP Business Development at AI-powered digital lending fintech, Upstart. Jeff joined Upstart in 2012 after spending 6 years at Google. He launched and built the Google Apps for Education business, growing market share from zero to almost 70% in its first four years. Jeff spearheaded marketing efforts for Google Apps in Global 2000 accounts and led sales, business development, and go-to-market strategy for the launch of Chrome devices in the education and enterprise sectors.

Jeff spent several years in direct sales at IBM, always exceeding quota, and was a founding engineer and lead UI developer at SSB Technologies. Jeff holds a BS in Computer Systems Engineering from Stanford University.

  • Lex Sokolin

    Chief Cryptoeconomist @Consensys , repeat fintech founder, artist in love with systems. Follow me for insider analysis of Web3, Fintech, and DeFi.