Zach Perret
Co-Founder & CEOPlaid
Zach Perret is CEO and co-founder of Plaid, the technology company modernizing banking infrastructure to connect consumers, their bank accounts, and third-party applications for the secure exchange of data. After learning firsthand how difficult it was to build a secure personal finance application, Zach and his co-founder, William Hockey, started Plaid in 2012 with the goal of creating a toolkit that encourages an inclusive and competitive ecosystem that drives innovation while protecting consumers’ financial data. Today, thousands of companies use Plaid's suite of APIs and data analytics products to build applications that enable millions of consumers and businesses to lead healthier financial lives.