Paw Andersen is a technologist with 20+ years of engineering leadership experience. He was most notably a senior leader of engineering in Uber’s Advanced Technology group, where he grew his team from 27 to 700. Beyond ride sharing and autonomous vehicles, he’s been on the front lines of technical challenges in several sectors, including GIS, Fintech and E-commerce, ranging from small startups to large, established companies. Originally from Denmark, he is a graduate of the London Business School and, Niels Brock Copenhagen Business College, and Aalborg University.
Jeff is Metromile’s first-ever Chief Insurance Officer. He oversees the company’s actuarial, insurance product management, and underwriting teams. Jeff has nearly two decades of insurance experience in senior positions at Progressive, Allstate, and Mercury. He spent fourteen years at Progressive and most recently led its Special Lines Division portfolio, which insured more than four million customers and generated well over $1 billion in premium. At Allstate, he helped transform the company’s claims operation model, generating significant benefits for the company. He has an MBA from Carnegie Mellon and a B.S. in civil engineering from the State University of NY at Buffalo.
Bhanu leads Metromile’s marketing organization, sets strategy for scaling growth, and builds the brand to reflect Metromile’s values. He joined from Wells Fargo, where he served as SVP of acquisition marketing for its credit card business. A seasoned marketing professional, he’s brought together customer insights, cutting edge machine learning/big data targeting strategies, and integrated marketing campaigns to drive business growth at leading consumer financial services companies including Capital One, Citibank and Liberty Mutual Insurance. He has an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow and a degree in mechanical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.
Debra oversees Metromile’s corporate, consumer and internal communications. She has more than 20 years of experience working with high growth consumer companies. Serving as Metromile’s first senior head of communications, she’s held similar roles at SoFi and LendUp, two fintechs recognized for creating well-loved, disruptor brands. Prior, she was SVP of corporate communications for Bank of the West, an $89 billion bank owned by BNP Paribas. Before moving in-house, Debra was an EVP at Edelman, the world’s largest privately held communications agency, where she ran its SF-based corporate, crisis, and social responsibility practice. She’s a graduate of SUNY Oneonta.
Jason has extensive legal, compliance, and operational expertise in the fintech sector. Jason was the Chief Legal Officer, Chief Compliance Officer, and Head of Operations for Roofstock, Inc. a marketplace for buying, selling, and managing single family rentals. Prior to Roofstock, Jason was the General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer at Lending Club, which he took public in 2014. His work at Lending Club earned him the title of Best Corporate Counsel, Private Companies by the Silicon Valley Business Journal and San Francisco Business Times in 2014. Jason was also a corporate partner at Mintz Levin and Dentons and an associate at WSGR. Jason has a B.A. in Economics from U.C. Davis, a M.A. in International Economics and Public Policy (China Emphasis) from U.C. San Diego School of Public Policy & Strategy, and a J.D. from University of San Francisco School of Law.
Shaun leads the Product, Design and Growth teams at Metromile. Prior to Metromile, Shaun was at Atlassian for 6 years where he built the Growth function from the ground up including Product Management, Data Science & Analytics, Development and Voice of the Customer. Before Atlassian, Shaun has held various leadership roles in Engineering, Sales and Product Management. Shaun holds an Executive MBA as well as a B. Sc in Computer Science, both from the University of Technology, Sydney.