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Mike Cagney

CEO & Co-Founder of SoFi, the leading marketplace lender for financially responsible consumers. Macro trader, fisherman, wine enthusiast.

Mike is the CEO, Chairman & Co-Founder of SoFi. SoFi is a leading marketplace lender for financially responsible consumers, providing student loan refinancing, mortgages, personal loans and more. <br /> <br /> SoFi was founded at Stanford Business School in 2011 as an alternative to traditional banking. It was the first marketplace to offer refinancing of both federal and private student loans and the first to offer mortgages to its members. It has grown to become one of the world’s fastest growing fintech companies and is moving closer toward its goal of becoming the primary financial services partner for members. It is ranked by CNBC as a Disruptor 50 and is one of a select few companies to raise a billion dollar funding round. <br /> <br /> In addition to his role at SoFi, Mike is a Co-Founder and Managing Member of Cabezon Investment Group, a global macro hedge fund, and non-executive Chairman of ReFlow. Before Cabezon, Mike founded Finaplex, a leader in wealth management software that was sold to Broadridge (NYSE: BR). Before Finaplex, Mike was Senior Vice President and head trader for the proprietary trading and financial products group at Wells Fargo Bank. <br /> <br /> Mike holds an M.S., Management degree from the Stanford Graduate School of Business where he was a Sloan Fellow. He also holds a MS in applied economics from UC Santa Cruz.

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