Starling Bank , Chief Platform Officer
Megan Caywood serves as chief platform officer for Starling Bank, a technology company with a banking license that is disrupting finance at its core. With its first funding round of $70 million in January 2016, the company has launched the first mobile-only current account in the U. K. It has also been granted regulatory approval to launch Starling Marketplace, an app-based suite of financial products. Prior to Starling, she was a product leader in financial technology in San Francisco. She moved to the UK on a Tier 1 Exceptional Talent visa in 2016 to help start Starling, and has since been named on Forbes 30 under 30.