Rohit Arora Co-Founder and CEO
Rohit Arora is the CEO and co-founder of Biz2Credit and is responsible for driving Biz2Credit to its leadership position. Rohit is often quoted on small business lending by major news media, including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Entrepreneurs, American Banker, CNNMoney, MSNBC, Inc., and the Washington Post.
Rohit was named Crain's NY Business "Entrepreneur of the Year 2011". He holds a Masters in International Business from Columbia University and an Engineering degree from India.
Ramit Arora President and Co-Founder
Ramit Arora is the President and co-founder of Biz2Credit and heads the company's credit and sales operations. He has 10+ years of experience in financial services with Citibank and Xerox, and has a considerable experience in risk management.
He holds a bachelor's degree in business management and master's in accounting.
Vineet Tyagi CTO
Vineet Tyagi is the Global Chief Technology Officer at Biz2Credit. He has over 25+ years of rich & diverse experience specializing in Digital Transformation, Big Data, Data Science, Artificial Intelligence & Analytics. He has deep understanding in building large scale data driven products & has led several transformation initiatives at large BFSI's globally.
Prior to joining Biz2Credit, Vineet was the as CTO and Head of Innovation Lab for Impetus technologies. Vineet is a recognized industry leader in the area of AI, Big Data & disruptive innovation and a frequent speaker at international technology conferences. He is a part of NASSCOM SME Council, Northern Regional Council where he chairs the SIG on Technology and he also serves on the Steering Committee of 10000 Startup program.
Vineet holds a Masters in Consultancy Management from BITS Pilani and Bachelors in Computer Engineering from NSIT, Delhi.
Michael Benjamin CFO
Michael Benjamin, CFO has held a number of senior finance and CFO positions including SVP Finance at Pearson, CFO of BMG North America, CFO at Winstar New Media and CFO of OnMoney a division of Ameritrade.
Michael's experience in financial services includes his time OnMoney.com an e-finance portal which was funded by Ameritrade, where helped launch the company. Earlier in his career he was a strategy consultant At Booz Allen focused on financial services where his clients included several major global and regional banks. He then joined Chemical Banking Corporation where he held a variety of senior roles including Chief of Staff of Chemical's Real Estate Division and Managing Director and COO of the Chemical Investment Group, the banks group of registered investment advisors.
Michael holds an MBA with Distinction from the Wharton School and a BA in Chemistry and Economics from Emory University.
Jonathan Gitlin General Counsel
Jonathan Gitlin has been Biz2Credit's Principal Corporate Counsel since June 2008 and its General Counsel since 2011. Jonathan has extensive corporate, transactional and IP experience, including 8 years with Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy and 3 years as Winstar New Media's Chief Legal Officer.
Jonathan holds a J.D. and LL.M. in Corporate Law from the New York University School of Law and graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a B.A. summa cum laude from Colorado College.
Dr. Venkatesh Bala Chief Risk Officer
Dr. Venkatesh Bala is the Chief Risk Officer at Biz2Credit. He has more than two decades of experience with data and advanced analytics, including as a strategy consultant to leading global companies.
Prior to Biz2Credit, Dr. Bala was Chief Economist at the Cambridge Group, the corporate strategy division of Nielsen. Dr. Bala holds a PhD in economics from Cornell and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. Before his business work, he had academic tenure at McGill University, Canada and has also been visiting faculty and taught at Columbia and Yale universities.
Stephanie Flank Chief People Officer
Stephanie Flank, Chief People Officer at Biz2Credit, is an accomplished HR professional with over 20 years of experience in the financial services sector. Specializing in talent management, employee benefits, and workforce development, Stephanie has implemented human resource management strategies that have enabled Biz2Credit to recruit, train, and retain a high performing and motivated workforce.
Prior to joining Biz2Credit in 2015, Stephanie supported companies both in the private and public sectors by advising on conflict resolution, labor relations, staffing, and change management. Stephanie's most recent positions include Human Resources Director for a residential property management company and 1st VP, Chief People Officer for the largest privately held bank in the U.S.
Stephanie holds a BA in English from Rutgers University and an SPHR certification. She currently resides in New Jersey with her husband and enjoys boating on Greenwood Lake.
Brad RosenfeldChief Marketing Officer
Brad Rosenfeld is the Chief Marketing Officer at Biz2Credit. He has over 16+ years of experience specializing in Digital Marketing, Growth Strategy, and Brand Building. Prior to joining Biz2Credit, Brad founded and sold a successful entrepreneurial venture, and more recently helped to build out PayPal’s digital marketing operations and grow their merchant business throughout North America.
He holds an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School and a B.A. from Arizona State University.
Darren Hecht SVP Business Development
Darren is a proactive and resourceful executive with over 15 years’ experience developing global technology business, and cultivating relationships.
Prior to joining Biz2Credit, Darren lead teams for such companies as Riskified, First Data Corporation, and Mitsubishi Corporation, identifying strategic opportunities, and building winning strategies to grow revenue. He graduated from Cornell University with an MBA and has a BBA in Business Administration with a focus on Economics & Marketing from University of Miami.