Jaidev Janardana is CEO of Zopa, having joined the world’s first peer-to-peer lending service as its COO in 2014. Previously, Jaidev was the CMO and Vice President at Capital One (Europe). Jaidev joined Capital One, during 2002, in its US office in McLean, Virginia. After 5 years working in the US Credit Card business, he transitioned to the UK in December 2007 as Chief Credit Officer for the UK business. Since then he held a number of roles in the business, from heading up its Risk Operations function to leading its New Customer Acquisition and Business Development efforts. Jaidev has an M.B.A. from The Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and a B.Tech. from Gujarat University. Jaidev was born in the city of Kochi, in the state of Kerala in India.