Andrei Cherny
Co-Founder & CEO Aspiration
Andrei Cherny is co-founder and CEO of Aspiration (, a financial firm with a conscience dedicated to bringing fair, environmentally friendly, sustainable banking services and investment products that help its customers both “Do Well” and “Do Good.” One of Investment News' "40 Under 40" investment professionals and Bank Innovations’ “10 Most Innovative CEOs in Banking,” Andrei worked as a White House aide and speechwriter for then-Vice President Al Gore in the 1990s. Since then, he has been an advisor to Fortune 100 companies; a senior fellow at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government and at the Center for American Progress; the co-founder and president of Democracy journal; and a financial fraud prosecutor.