Our people

Our world-class leadership team

Peter Stridh
Chief Executive Officer
Sachin Latawa
Chief Financial Officer
Michael Marcotte
Executive Managing Partner
Marc Aarons
Chief Operating Officer
Thomas Pedersen
Chief Compliance Officer And General Counsel

Our Advisory Board

Luis Rodriguez
Innovation and Strategy Executive Siemens Industrial Edge, Former IoT executive at Honeywell and IBM, McKinsey & Co, MIT PhD​

Laurel Haak
Ph.D. Neuroscience, Stanford
Former CEO, ORCID, Chief Science Officer Discovery Logic, Reuters​

Kyle Hoedebecke, MD MBA MTE MPA MS FAAFP, Medical Director, Oscar Health, Chief Medical Officer​

Oliver Pulley
CEO SSI AG / Chairman of the Board SSI Group, International Venture Capital and Private Equity

David Wippich
GP, Domaine Ventures, Former CTO Ingram MIcro, 28+ M&As

Erica Mims Customer Success Executive Former VP TalentGuard
Steve Ardire
CEO, Signal Action AI. Advisor to 20+ AI Companies

Steve CluteCEO, Leadergized, Former CEO and Chairman HealthFirst

Shawn Flood
Director of Recruiting at Groq, Former Facebook Talent

Fred Wysk 

Senior Managing Director and President at Hycroft Advisors, Private Equity

Tarun Krishnamurthy
Managing Partner
Anzen Technology Partners

Dave Parker
Former Founder, President & CEO of WebED, in 1998, the
1st Nationwide Online Education Company
Former Captain & Asst. Professor of History USAF Academy
Serial Entrepreneur: 7 EdTech startups including USAF, State & Private
B.S. Mech. Eng., M.A. History​​​​​​

Wesley Pullen
Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Worldwide Field Operations CloudBees,
Former Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) Electric Cloud, Board Advisor Technology Startups​

Dev Ghose
Board Member and Advisor,
Retired Public company CFO in Health Care Services, Retail and Consumer Services, Real Estate and REITS, Financial Services​

Michael Kane
Board Advisor, Co-Founder Resonence Former Director Citi Capital Advisory,  Hedge Funds​Lee Jones
Former CIO Stratex Networks, CIO 100 Award recipient

Mark Allen
Board Member and Legal Counsel, Technology Startups​

Gina Mendoza
Director of Operations at LeadCrunch[ai], Former Head Of Human Resources SoCi and Semper Solaris

Art Robbins

President, Frost and Sullivan

Mathias Bjorkholm

CEO, Co-founder Pickit, Number #1-selling  App on the Microsoft store

Paul Sinaly

Founder Managing Director - P. Sinaly CPA P.C. and Private Equity Ventures LLC

Naveen Tiwary

Head of Business Strategy, AGSHIFT
APAC Investment Banking, Asset Management, Equities, Capital Markets and Banking​​​​​​​


Raising Capital to Your Business? Contact Us.


Funders USA, inc. A Delaware Corporation​
2901 W Coast Highway ste 200, Newport Beach, CA 92663
Headquarters Newport Beach +1-844-864-8452​