Leadership at Circle
Circle’s executive leadership together with our diverse colleagues, are driven by a mission of raising global economic prosperity through the frictionless exchange of financial value. Our senior executive team brings years of experience and results in leading global technology efforts, population scale financial technologies and well-regulated, publicly-held global businesses.
CO-FOUNDER, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER & CHAIRMAN
Jeremy is responsible for strategy, vision and operating execution at Circle. He brings more than two decades of experience building and leading global internet software platforms, including founder and CEO of Brightcove, technologist and entrepreneur in residence at General Catalyst, CTO of Macromedia, and co-founder and CTO of Allaire Corporation.
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Elisabeth oversees Circle’s global business operations with an overarching goal of customer delight. With decades of experience, Elisabeth leads companies that harness the power of technological innovation to revolutionize industries ranging from financial services to media to nonprofit fundraising, including COO of Evertrue, SVP at Brightcove, and SVP at News Corporation and BSkyB.
CHIEF STRATEGY OFFICER & HEAD OF GLOBAL POLICY
Dante brings decades of experience working on complex global financial and risk issues, and most recently served as Executive Vice President at Diem Association, spearheading engagement and communications with government and financial industry leaders around the world on the issues and opportunities presented by stablecoins and digital currency.
CHIEF COMPLIANCE & RISK OFFICER
Mandeep leads Circle’s compliance and risk management globally. Mandeep has played senior leadership roles driving global compliance and enterprise risk at financial services/fintech companies such as PayPal, LendUp, State Street, and most recently, was the Chief Compliance Officer/Head of Enterprise Risk at Novi — Facebook’s digital wallet business.
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Jeremy brings 25 years of experience in corporate finance and financial services, as an strategic advisor, operator and finance officer, with previously held senior leadership roles at iStar and Safehold, McKinsey, PwC and Citigroup, as CFO, management consultant and finance officer.
Chief Technology Officer
Li Fan leads Circle’s engineering team, and has served as CTO and interim CPO at Lime, SVP of engineering at Pinterest, Senior Director of Engineering at Google Inc., and Vice President of Engineering at Baidu, China.
CEO & CO-FOUNDER, SEEDINVEST
Ryan co-founded SeedInvest to fill the need for a better way to connect entrepreneurs and investors over the internet, and was instrumental in the passing and implementation of the 2012 JOBS Act. Before SeedInvest, Ryan worked at Wellspring Capital Management and Lehman Brothers investing in, financing and managing dozens of private and public businesses.