Chief Risk Officer
Kevin Berg Grell
Kevin is the current co-founder/managing director of xtensio.com and past director for Crowdsourcing.org where he was lead author of The 2013 Crowdfunding Industry Report; published by Massolution. Kevin earned his PhD in business administration in 2011 with the defense of, On Venture Capital, published in the Journal of Corporate Finance. He holds an MSc in mathematics and economics with a focus on emerging financial models, startup management, and economic design.
Robert has deep experience in managing growth-oriented companies. He served most recently as Chief Financial Officer of E*TRADE Financial where he helped engineer the company’s profit increase from a loss of a quarter billion dollars in 2001 to annual profits of over $600 million pre-global credit crisis. Robert was also part of the record growth of Oracle Corporation, Iomega Corporation. Frequently appearing on CNBC squawk box and the Wall Street Journal, he is highly regarded expert on emerging financial markets. He received his MBA from Northwestern University (the Kellogg Graduate School of Management) and his BS magna cum laude from Brigham Young University (the Marriott School). Robert is currently CEO of CrowdClear (a DBA of Bendigo Securities).