We’re a team of thinkers, creators, builders and foosball players. We solve some of the most interesting challenges in the finance and technology space through innovation, discipline and most of all, fun.
Meet the team behind Motif.

Our team

Name

Title

Content
  • Hardeep Walia

    Founder & CEO

    Hardeep is founder and CEO of Motif, a technology-driven thematic investing company that combines data science and automation to develop breakthrough financial products for individual investors, financial institutions and investment advisors. Motif was voted by Fast Company as the “World’s Most Innovative Company in Personal Finance” and has consecutively been ranked on CNBC’s Disruptor 50 List. Hardeep was named by Goldman Sachs as one of the “100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs” in the world and recognized by Forbes as one of “The New Money Masters”. Hardeep spent more than six years at Microsoft, where he was General Manager of the company's enterprise services business. He also served as Director of Corporate Development and Strategy, helping to oversee Microsoft's investments and acquisitions. He started his career as a consultant at The Boston Consulting Group. Hardeep holds a B.S. in Engineering and Economics from Yale University, and an MBA from The Wharton School of Business. He holds Series 7, 24 and 63 licenses in the securities industry. He has served as a member of FINRA’s Technology Advisory Committee, FINRA’s Small Firm Advisory Board, and as an advisor to U.S. Bank’s Ascent Private Capital.
  • Aaron Marshall

    Operations & Service

  • Angelina Meyer

    Administration

  • Anni Nejad

    Operations & Service

  • Arjun Mukherjee

    Engineering

  • Bob Salvador

    Compliance

  • Brittany Price

    Marketing

  • Chaitanya 'CP' Agarwal

    Engineering

  • Claudia Coleman

    Operations & Service

  • Dennis Ho

    Engineering

  • Dharini Sreenivasan

    Engineering

  • Divya Krishnan

    Institutional Products

  • Drew Finnegan

    Capital Markets

  • Jeff Loman

    Product

  • Kathleen Toschi

    Operations & Service

  • Krishna Lingashetty

    Engineering

  • Kyle Kelly

    Operations & Service

  • Michael Kachmar

    Operations & Service

  • Michael Lazell

    Engineering

  • Mike Schwartz

    Engineering

  • Nora Cantwell

    Operations & Service

  • Olga Strati

    Engineering

  • Orville Madler

    Operations & Service

  • Ramak Fazelli

    Institutional Products

  • Raymond Mok

    Research

  • Sandra Del Toro

    Human Resources

  • Sanford Ng

    Finance

  • Simon Wicks

    Research

  • Stephan Sochoux

    Engineering

  • Sunil Kumar

    Research

  • Supriya Patel

    Operations & Service

  • Tanya Batiste

    Administration

  • Tina Doan

    Operations & Service

  • Trent Davis

    Operations & Service

  • Usha Rajendiran

    Product

  • Varun Datta

    Engineering

  • Vicky Wei

    Research

  • William Thomas

    Engineering

  • Yash Joshi

    Engineering

  • Kismet Walia

    Morale

Q.
Who are Motif's independent board members?
A.
Arthur Levitt Jr. and Carl Stern

We keep good company.
Meet our board, advisors and investors.

Our board

Name

Title

Content
  • Hardeep Walia

    Founder & Chief Executive Officer

  • Arthur Levitt Jr.

    Former S.E.C. Chairman

  • Darren Cohen

    Global Head Principal Strategic Investments Goldman Sachs

    (Observer)

  • Kelly Coffey

    CEO J.P. Morgan Private Bank

  • Carl Stern

    Past President and CEO, Boston Consulting Group

  • Charles Moldow

    Foundation Capital

  • Sergio Monsalve

    Norwest Venture Partners

  • John Connors

    Ignition Partners

  • Joe Chen

    CEO, Renren

  • Benjamin Rose

    Wicklow Capital

Our advisors

Name

Title

Content
  • Connie Kuhl

  • Jerry Gramaglia

  • Tim Bunting

  • Caine Moss

  • Daniel Tierney

  • Tuhin Ghosh

  • Michael Harris

Our investors