Mr. Money Mustache, Micha Kaufman, and More Speakers Announced for #FinCon14
It’s time to add some more excellent speakers to our list of folks who will be leading sessions or panels at #FinCon14. I’m excited to see what they have to bring to the stage this Fall. Details about specific sessions and topics will be released later.
Micha Kaufman – Micha is the CEO & Co-Founder of Fiverr. He is an angle investor, startup mentor and a regular contributor at WIRED & Forbes.
Patrice C. Washington – In 2009 Patrice C. Washington didn’t even know what a blog was, but she did know she was passionate about helping others WIN in their finances so she figured it out. Today as a nationally recognized speaker, #1 best- selling author, featured columnist and media personality, she’s focused on moving the masses from debt management to money mastery. Patrice’s wisdom on money matters has been a recurring feature by national brands such as NBC, Black Enterprise, The Huffington Post, Geico, Experian, Quizzle.com and she’s the newest member of the nationally syndicated, Steve Harvey Saturday Show.
Alex McAdams – Alex is a member of NerdWallet’s Personal Finance team and is passionate about helping people make better, more informed financial decisions. He writes on a variety of financial topics including digital currencies, taxes, and financial hacks. Alex also helps curate NerdWallet’s consumer community and is dedicated to giving visitors to NerdWallet a great experience. Before joining NerdWallet, Alex was a consultant at the Boston Consulting Group, where he worked across a variety of industries, including financial services, pharmaceuticals and global manufacturing. He studied philosophy and neurobiology at Harvard University.
Shiyan Koh – Shiyan leads NerdWallet’s Personal Finance products. Before NerdWallet, she was an investment professional at Bridgewater Associates. Shiyan was also a Senior Investment Associate at Institutional Venture Partners, and began her career as an Investment Banking Analyst at JPMorgan, serving technology and healthcare clients. She is a graduate of Stanford University and Harvard Business School.
Mr. Money Mustache – Mr. Money Mustache grew up as a small-town Canadian kid, graduated from school to become an engineer, saved and invested early and retired at age 30. Now nine years into retirement, he writes a self-titled blog that has grown to gather over a million pageviews per week. Through FinCon, he hopes to swap ideas with other bloggers on what works (and what does not) in attracting and keeping a loyal audience.
Jason Steele – Since 2008, Jason Steele has been a freelance contributor to many of the leading personal finance sites including Credit.com, Wise Bread, and Money Crashers. In addition, his work is regularly features at mainstream outlets such as MSN Money, Yahoo! Finance, and Business Insider.
Mrs. Money Mustache – Mrs. Money Mustache adds a much needed female perspective to the Mr. Money Mustache blog. Besides working behind the scenes at MMM, she is also an occasional writer, web site designer, financial consultant, and real estate agent.