Fireside Chat with Jackie Reses
Jackie Reses serves as the head of Square Capital, overseeing the team which has extended over $4bn in loans to small businesses across the US. Square Capital uses innovative machine learning models to inform underwriting decisions and manage risk for qualified sellers who have previously been unable to gain credit from traditional sources of capital. Jackie is also leading the development of a banking services business within Square, Square Financial Services (SFS), and will serve as the Chairman of the Board of this independently managed, wholly-owned company. She previously served as Yahoo’s Chief Development Officer and was on the Board of Directors at Alibaba Group. She also serves on the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco’s Economic Advisory Council.
Greg primarily partners with founders who are directly and indirectly solving for consumer pain points through engaging experiences or differentiated technologies which tackle huge business challenges.
Before joining Upfront, Greg was the CMO for LA-based HauteLook, a leading online flash-sale retailer (acquired by Nordstrom). Previously, Greg was EVP of Business Development and Strategy at Live Nation, responsible for strategic direction and key business partnerships for Live Nation’s ticketing and digital businesses. Before Live Nation, Greg held a number of leadership positions at eBay, including Sr. Director of Business Development at StubHub; he also led eBay’s acquisition of StubHub in 2007. Greg received a BA in Political Science from the University of San Diego and an MBA from Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Business and Management.