Chime is thrilled to welcome two new vice presidents to our Product group, Kristen Quinn and Melanie Routh. Their years of expertise and dedication to prospects will assist Chime broaden our providing to much more individuals and into new classes of monetary companies.
“Melanie and Kristen each convey storied careers creating and scaling industry-defining merchandise rooted in a deep understanding of shoppers’ wants. We couldn’t be extra enthusiastic to have them at Chime main our shopper product groups.”
– Zach Smith, Chime Senior Vice President of Product.
Kristen joins Chime from Lyft, the place she served as Senior Director of Product, centered on core product choices together with Lyft Enterprise, Self-Driving autos and Lyft Shared (previously Lyft Line), which expanded its attain by greater than 10x underneath her management. Previous to her time at Lyft, Kristen was Director of Cellular Product Technique at Walmart.
“I’m excited to develop into a part of a corporation that’s so centered on our members and delivers life-changing services at such scale. I sit up for constructing extra merchandise for an excellent broader viewers so Chime can convey monetary peace of thoughts to all.”
– Kristen Quinn
Melanie joins Chime from credit score reporting firm Nova Credit score, the place she was Head of Product. She additionally beforehand served as Senior Director of Product Administration at Affirm, the place she launched their shopper Market expertise, which now accounts for over 1 / 4 of the corporate’s transactions.
“I really like that Chime is de facto making a distinction for members, and I’m excited to lend my experience as we broaden our product choices. I’ve devoted my profession to monetary inclusion and to be driving product work at a corporation that serves its group so authentically is a very thrilling alternative.”
– Melanie Routh