Jason Jones – Co-Founder and Partner, Lend Academy HoldingsJason Jones is a Co-Founder and Partner at Lend Academy Holdings, where he oversees Lend Academy’sholdings in its media, conference, and investment businesses. Prior to Lend Academy, Jason founded HighStepCapital, an investment and consulting firm focused on Internet companies. Previously, he was an investmentanalyst at J. Goldman & Co., Goldman Sachs, Cambridge Associates, and Fidelity Investments. Jason is a boardmember at iFunding, an online real estate crowdfunding platform; a board member at the New York HedgeFund Roundtable; a co-founder and Manager of LendIt Conference; and an advisory board member of iMENA,a Middle Eastern Internet holding company. He holds an MBA from the Johnson School at Cornell Universitywhere he was a Park Leadership Fellow and a BS from Babson College. Jason is originally from the Boston areaand he currently resides in the NYC area.