Jason van den Brand
Co-Founder & CEOLenda
Jason van den Brand is the CEO and Founder of Lenda and a member of the company’s board of directors. He leads the company's mission to reimagine homeownership -- starting with home loans.

A serial entrepreneur with a contrarian view, Jason is a 13-year veteran of the mortgage industry, and has worn several hats in his career. Before Lenda, he founded two profitable mortgage companies, traded options, and helped build a company called Urban Escapes, which was acquired by LivingSocial in 2010. Jason and his wife, Erin, are avid travelers and have been to over 50 countries, volunteering in over twenty.

Jason holds a BS in Finance from the Pennsylvania State University, and resides in Marin County, California.