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Stem Lending Founder & CEO, Shantanu Sharma

Shantanu Sharma, Ph.D.

Co-Founder & CEO

Shantanu Sharma is founder & CEO of Stem Lending, a FinTech startup he co-founded in May, 2017.

Before founding Stem Lending, Dr. Sharma held roles of CTO at Six Deg Inc. dba Yellowdig, VP at Goldman Sachs and Citigroup and of a Lead Scientist at GE Global Research. He was an early employee at Mismi, a TL Ventures funded FinTech tech start-up, and a Quantitative Strategist at Tower Research Capital.

Dr. Sharma has taught courses to graduate and undergraduate level students and published over a dozen research articles having hundreds of citations in peer-reviewed journals and won multiple awards for his work.

Dr. Sharma holds a PhD with Computational Biophysics emphasis from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a BTech in Computer Science from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India.