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Our Team

When Silicon Valley software pioneers get together with seasoned financial services executives, transformative things happen. Our management team is driven by a desire to build a different kind of investment firm – one that puts our customers at the center of everything we do.

Board of Advisors

The members of our Board of Advisors are world leaders in their fields and bring perspectives from investment strategy, portfolio management and behavioral finance to Personal Capital. Their work has had profound real-world implications, helping millions of Americans reach their retirement goals. We share a goal of devising innovative solutions to help American households with their money.

Harry Markowitz

Portfolio Strategy Expert

Harry Markowitz is an economist, and a recipient of the 1989 John von Neumann Theory Prize and the 1990 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences. He is known as the "Father of Modern Portfolio Theory" for his pioneering work in portfolio construction. Markowitz received a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago and is currently a professor of finance at the Rady School of Management at the University of California, San Diego. Markowitz’s Modern Portfolio Theory is central to the design of Personal Capital portfolios.

Shlomo Benartzi

Behavioral Finance Expert

Shlomo Benartzi is a world-renowned behavioral economist, interested in combining the insights of psychology and economics. He collaborated with Richard Thaler of the University of Chicago to pioneer the Save More Tomorrow™ program, a behavioral prescription designed to help employees increase their retirement savings rates gradually over time. He received a Ph.D. from Cornell University, and is currently a Professor and co-chair of the Behavioral Decision-Making Group at UCLA Anderson School of Management. Benartzi’s most recent book, The Smarter Screen: Surprising Ways to Influence and Improve Online Behavior, features the Personal Capital app as a way to develop better savings habits.

Luis Aguilar

Formerly with the Securities and Exchange Commission

Luis is a consumer advocate and former commissioner of the Securities and Exchange Commission with over 35 years of experience in business, law and compliance. Mr. Aguilar was appointed to be an SEC Commissioner by President George W. Bush in 2008. He was reappointed by President Barack Obama in 2011 and served in that capacity until December 2015. Aguilar is a major advocate for consumer and minority rights, with honors for his leadership of Hispanic and African American rights, including his sponsorship of the SEC’s Hispanic Employment Committee and African American Counsel.

Board of Directors

Personal Capital is a privately held company. Our board members include our Founder and former CEO of Paypal and Intuit and the CEO of Assetmark and our investors include Corsair Capital, Blackrock, Crosslink Capital, Institutional Venture Partners, Power Financial, Venrock, among others.

Bill Harris

Bill Harris is the founder of Personal Capital. He has spent 25 years building financial technology, notably serving as CEO of Intuit and PayPal. He is the founder of several financial technology companies and has served on the boards of numerous technology firms.

Jay Shah

Jay Shah is the CEO of Personal Capital, and has been with the company for over 7 years. Jay has over 20 years leadership experience with financial services and technology organizations, over half that time spent building & running consumer-direct FinTech companies including Personal Capital and E-LOAN.

Steve Harrick

Institutional Venture Partners

Steve is a general partner at IVP, with 15 years in tech investing. Forbes named him one of the top 100 venture capitalists.

Charles Goldman

Assetmark

Having run the institutional businesses at both Schwab and Fidelity, Charles is a recognized leader in the RIA industry.

Jeremy Schein

Corsair Capital

Jeremy is a Managing Director at Corsair Capital, focusing on investments on the global financial technology and financial services industries.

Brian Ascher

Venrock

Brian is a partner at Venrock, and former product manager on Quicken. Like Steve, Forbes named Brian to its Midas List.

Jim Feuille

Crosslink Capital

Jim is a General Partner in the VC group at Crosslink and has more than 20 years of experience in tech investment banking.

Jeff Carney

IGM Financial Inc.

Jeff is the President and CEO of IGM Financial Inc. Jeff holds over 25 years of experience at investment management firms and banks across retail and institutional platforms, in both Canada and the US.

Paul Desmarais III

Power Financial Corporation

Paul is Vice President of Power Financial and Power Corporation and currently leads Power Corporation's digital strategy. Paul has deep experience working with early stage fintech companies and also serves as Chairman of Sagard Capital and WealthSimple and Vice-Chairman of Imerys.

Bruce Felt

DOMO

Bruce Felt is the Chief Financial Officer of DOMO. Previously, he was the CFO of SuccessFactors, where he guided the company through six acquisitions, a public offering and the sale of the business to SAP. As a member of Personal Capital's Board of Directors, he will chair the Audit Committee. Bruce has 25 years of experience managing financial operations for high-tech companies and as CFO and serves on multiple boards of directors.

Our Advisors

All of our advisors are registered investment advisors. You get the advantage of their years of experience investing billions of dollars and building innovative solutions on behalf of high net-worth clients and renowned institutions. They’ve been through bull and bear markets and can help you understand how to navigate both.Meet Our Advisors

Our Software Team


We’re dedicated to building the best team possible so our customers get the best service and support in the industry. From Product, Engineering, Advisory, and Marketing to Quality Assurance and Support teams, we focus on the best experience for our software and wealth management services. And we have fun while doing it!