Biography

Jesse Silverman, Head of Regulatory, LendUp: Jesse is currently head regulatory counsel for LendUp, a San Francisco based FinTech lender focused on expanding access to credit for the underbanked through their loan and credit card products. He previously spent four years with the CFPB's Office of Enforcement in both Washington DC and New York, where he investigated and brought actions against a wide range of financial institutions for violations of federal consumer finance laws. Prior to his time with the CFPB, he was an attorney for the Connecticut Department of Banking, focusing on similar consumer financial protection issues on the state level. Jesse regularly speaks about the emerging intersection between consumer finance law, policy and technology and the challenges of balancing these competing objectives in a rapidly evolving marketplace.