Head of Data Science
Manu Sharma is a risk management and analytics professional with more than 12 years’ experience in financial services. He brings significant strategic planning and execution management experience across multiple product lines, as well as executive expertise in credit, fraud and anti-money laundering risk analytics. Prior to joining Meritize, Manu was an executive director at J.P. Morgan Chase during which he managed risk analytics and helped build core risk infrastructure in consumer and small business banking and student lending. He also worked as a senior manager at Capital One, building default management strategies for the home loans division. Most recently, he was the chief risk officer at Able Lending, a small business lender. Manu has a Bachelor of Technology degree in manufacturing engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi and a Ph.D. in industrial engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.