Team

Meet the Almond Team

Powered by a diverse group of people who know the landscape, Almond is positioned to open up financial services throughout Southeast Asia.  Our current team includes a dozen Harvard, MIT, and Brown-educated hackers and visionaries, with an average decade of global experience in the industry.

Leadership

Chief Executive Officer

Adam Swartzbaugh

15 years of strategy and development leadership experience across Asia.  Special Forces Commander in Europe, Middle East, and Pacific. 
MIT, Harvard, Brown

Chief Technology Officer

Yunus
Sevimli

Nearly a decade of product development and management through technology startups and early-stage companies in the US and Asia.
MIT, Johns Hopkins

Chief Marketing Officer

Howard Davidson

20 years defining and executing marketing and communications strategy that support consistent business growth and enhances brand equity, and awareness for startup and enterprise brands.

REGIONAL Director

Min Kun Htaw

20 years of startup, business development and investment experience in Southeast Asia.

Chief Financial Officer

Hayden Brink

Nearly a decade of finance, financial modeling, CFO services, management consulting, investment banking venture capital and startup expertise. University of Denver

Team

Product Strategy

Emma Currier

Mergers and acquisitions, strategic planning, and business development in Southeast Asia.
Brown, MIT

Credit Modeling

Chelsea Conard

International development and microfinance experience in North America and Asia.
DePauw University  

Product Development

Kushal Purie

International development, product management, and strategic applications in North America and Asia.
Trinity College, MIT

Growth

Summer Siman

Investment banking, strategic consulting, and non-profit experience in Europe and Asia.
Copenhagen Business, MIT, Harvard

Social Impact

Valerie Moreyra

Management consulting, social impact evaluation, emergency response, and international development in Asia and Americas.
NYU, Harvard

Policy and Regulation

Nakul Nagaraj

Policy research, strategic analysis, and public affairs in Asia.
Visvesvaraya Tech, Harvard