David Klein
CEO & Co-FounderCommonBond
David Klein is CEO and co-founder of CommonBond, a fintech company that gives students and graduates more affordable, simple, and transparent ways to pay for higher education. Named one of Fast Company's 50 Most Innovative Companies and TIME's Genius Companies in 2018, CommonBond has funded over $2.5B of student loans to date and helped more than 250 companies offer CommonBond for Business™ student loan benefits to their employees. It is also the first finance company with a "1-for-1" social mission: for every loan CommonBond funds, it funds the education of a child in need. Prior to CommonBond, David worked in consumer finance at American Express, and in financial consulting at McKinsey & Company. David graduated from Brandeis University and attended the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a 2017 Ernst & Young New York Entrepreneur of the Year.