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Matt Flannery

CEO, Founder | Branch International

Matt is the founder and CEO for Branch International, a leading machine learning-powered provider of fair financial services in emerging markets. Branch is one of the most popular financial apps in Africa and recently expanded to Latin America and Asia. Prior to launching Branch, Matt founded the ground-breaking microfinance non-profit Kiva.org, where he served as CEO for nearly a decade. Under his leadership, Kiva.org operated in 80 countries and lent more than $1B to low income entrepreneurs. Matt has been honored with The Economist “No Boundaries” Innovation Award and was named one of FORTUNE magazine’s “Top 40 under 40.”