Co-Founder & CEORiskSpan
Bernadette Kogler is co-founder and CEO of RiskSpan Inc, a leading provider of data and analytics for mortgage and the capital markets. She is also co-founder of SmartLink Lab, RiskSpan’s fintech affiliate improving market efficiencies through machine learning and distributed ledger technologies for structured finance. She a seasoned executive with over 25 years in consumer lending and structured finance. Bernadette is an expert at leading organizations in developing innovative yet practical solutions to strategic and operational problems. Her deep expertise spans the entire lending lifecycle, from loan origination, to servicing, to capital markets transactions and asset management. She is a leader in risk management, analytics, financial modeling and technology. Bernadette has delivered solutions to the country’s largest private financial institutions, GSEs and Federal Government Agencies. She began her career in the Treasury Department of Prudential Insurance Company and then served for ten years with KPMG’s Mortgage and Structured Finance Practice. Bernadette holds an MBA from Seton Hall University and BS in Finance from Villanova University.