Bhavin Patel Founder & CEO, LenDenClub

Bhavin is the Founder and CEO of LenDenClub - India's largest peer-to-peer lending platform. With a decade long experience in the financial services sector, he has worked across diverse verticals - lending business; operations, ERP solutions, fundraising, credit automation among others.

Having co-founded Span Analytics, an NBFC consulting business in the past, Bhavin has effectively steered NBFCs to achieve scalable operations while helping them raise funds through securitization. He nurtures the belief that lending automation can play a huge role in the financial inclusion goal in India which has laid the cornerstone for LenDenClub. He enjoys interacting and exchanging ideas with young minds, and thus regularly conducts guest lectures at renowned B-schools. An engineer by profession Bhavin holds a PGDM in Marketing & Finance from Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies, a top-ranked Indian business school. He is an avid footballer and regularly participates in corporate tournaments.