Our Board of Directors
Adam Nash, President and CEO
Adam is a proven advocate for development of products that go beyond utility to delight customers. Adam joined Wealthfront from Greylock Partners, where he was an Executive-in-Residence. Prior to Greylock, he was VP of Product Management at LinkedIn, where he built the teams responsible for core product, user experience, platform and mobile. Adam has held a number of leadership roles at eBay, including Director of eBay Express, as well as strategic and technical roles at Atlas Venture, Preview Systems and Apple. Adam holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and BS and MS degrees in Computer Science from Stanford University.
Andy Rachleff, Executive Chairman
Andy Rachleff is Wealthfront’s Executive Chairman. He serves as a member of the board of trustees and vice chairman of the endowment investment committee for University of Pennsylvania and as a member of the faculty at Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he teaches courses on technology entrepreneurship. Prior to Wealthfront, Andy co-founded and was general partner of Benchmark Capital, where he was responsible for investing in a number of successful companies including Equinix, Juniper Networks, and Opsware. He also spent ten years as a general partner with Merrill, Pickard, Anderson & Eyre (MPAE). Andy earned his BS from University of Pennsylvania and his MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business. He has frequently been named to Forbes magazine’s The Midas List as a top tech venture investor.
Daniel Carroll, Founder and CSO
Daniel Carroll is Wealthfront’s founder and Chief Strategy Officer. Daniel founded Wealthfront upon realizing the mass need for honest, inexpensive investment management. An investor at a young age, Daniel went on to work in fixed income at financial research firm FactSet. During the financial crisis of 2008, he was determined to fix his family’s precarious position with their financial advisor. This passion and experience ultimately blossomed into the disruptive model that Wealthfront brings to the personal investment industry today. Daniel holds a BS in finance from University of Arizona and was named one of the “Best Young Tech Entrepreneurs under 30” by Bloomberg Businessweek in 2011.
Jeffrey Jordan, General Partner, Andreessen Horowitz; Executive Chairman, Open Table
Jeffrey Jordan brings his expertise in managing and growing online payment systems and Internet ventures to Wealthfront's board. He joined OpenTable in 2007 from eBay, where he served as president of PayPal. In that capacity, he led efforts to establish PayPal, the web-based payment system owned by eBay, as the global standard in online payments. Before moving to PayPal, Jordan served as senior vice president and general manager of eBay North America for five years. Jordan graduated with a BA from Amherst College and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Barry McCarthy, Former CFO, Netflix
Having served as the Chief Financial Officer at Netflix from 1999-2010, Barry McCarthy brings considerable experience in finance, Internet start-ups and IPOs to Wealthfront's board. At Netflix, the world's leading online movie rental service, he was responsible for financial and legal affairs. Prior to joining Netflix, he spent six years as the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Music Choice, a music programming service distributed over direct broadcast satellite and cable systems. McCarthy has also held several positions at Credit Suisse First Boston where he worked with venture capital-backed and LBO investments. He also serves as a Director on the boards of Chegg and Pandora. McCarthy earned a BA degree from Williams College and an MBA from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.
Mike Volpi, Partner, Index Ventures
Mike Volpi is a partner at Index Ventures, a multi-stage international VC firm with offices in San Francisco, London and Geneva. In addition to Wealthfront, he currently serves on the boards of Big Switch Networks, elasticsearch, Fuze, Hortonworks, Lookout, Mashape, Path, Pure Storage, Sonos, SoundCloud, and Zuora. Previously, he held a number of executive positions, including Chief Strategy Officer at Cisco. Mike has a B.S in Mechanical Engineering and an M.S. in Manufacturing Systems Engineering from Stanford University, and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He is a trustee of the Stanford Business School Trust and he also serves on the board of WITNESS, a non-profit organization focused on human rights.