Jelena Ewart, Entrepreneur-in-Residence at 500 Startups, advises financial services and technology companies on growth strategy. Her clients range from seed-stage pre-product startups to well-established corporations, such as American Express. Previously, she was a General Manager at NerdWallet, initially as Head of Credit and Banking, and later as Head of Marketplace. She is a Director on the Board of San Francisco Federal Credit Union. Jelena holds an A.B. from Princeton University, and a Master of Architecture from UC Berkeley.