Bahman Koohestani, Chief Technology Officer, oversees LendingClub’s technology development and operations.

Bahman has been a technology leader and innovator for more than 25 years. He joins LendingClub from insights and analytics company Clarivate Analytics, where he served as Chief Technology Officer, leading technology innovation and delivery for over three years.

Prior to Clarivate Analytics, Bahman was Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of the leading shopping site NexTag, where he managed all aspects of the technology platform and drove product strategy. He also served as Global Vice President at PayPal, leading global consumer and merchant product development. Prior leadership roles also include Chief Information Officer and Chief Technology Officer at Orbitz Worldwide. In 2001, he was a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award.

Bahman holds a B.Sc. from York University in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.