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Renaud Laplanche

Renaud Laplanche

As Founder and CEO Renaud is responsible for overseeing the strategic direction and operation of Lending Club. Renaud has appeared in many leading publications including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Washington Post, USA Today, BusinessWeek and Barron�s. Renaud has been featured on CNBC, Bloomberg, ABC News, CBS News, and Fox Business News.Before Lending Club, Renaud was the Founder & CEO of TripleHop Technologies, an enterprise software company acquired by Oracle Corporation in June 2005. Prior to that, Renaud was a Senior Associate at New York law firm Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton.He was named a 2013 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year� Award Winner for Northern California, 2012 Entrepreneur of the Year at the BFM Awards, and in 2002 was honored with the HEC Entrepreneur of the Year award. Renaud has also won the French sailing championship twice, in 1988 and 1990.Renaud has a Masters of Business Administration from HEC and London Business School and a JD from Montpellier University. He is a frequent guest lecturer at Columbia Business School and a member of the Young Presidents� Organization.