Nish Krishna

Founder & CEO

Nish has managed payments and lending businesses at both large (Capital One, E*Trade) and mid-sized banks (M&T Bank, PenFed Credit Union) over the past ten years.  Prior to Konduit, Nish established the Unsecured Loans business unit at PenFed Credit Union, which he grew to $1.2 billion in balances. Nish received his MBA from Darden Business School.



Shishir leads product and technology at Konduit. Shishir is an ex-Amazon engineer where he worked on AWS cloud development kit. Shishir has led engineering teams at numerous organizations in areas of full-stack, cloud, and no-code stack development. Shishir earned his MS in Software Engineering from University of Maryland.

Jay Parikh

Chief Growth Officer

Jay is responsible for the client life-cycle at Konduit: growing relationships with new clients and identifying new ways Konduit can help all of our clients. Jay started his sales career at large banks such as Citi and MUFG (acquired Union Bank). Thereafter, Jay setup and lead the sales team at Jemstep, a robo advisory fintech, from the seed stage until it was acquired by a private equity firm for over $200 MM. 

Sarah Marriott

VP, Partnerships

Sarah heads up strategic partnerships at Konduit, where she is focused on developing and managing relationships with our fintech partners. Sarah brings 10 years of experience in financial services to Konduit, most recently as a Managing Director at Cresset Capital, and previously as a Private Wealth Advisor at Goldman Sachs. Sarah graduated Cum Laude from Skidmore College with her BA in Neuroscience & Psychology. Sarah is passionate about leveraging fintech to improve access to financial education & solutions for the underbanked. 


Kellyn Smith Kenny

Chief Marketing & Growth Officer, AT&T

Karan Bhalla

Chief Growth Officer, Trellance

Sarah Gravitt-Baese

Chief Marketing Officer, Feed More

Sam Yount

VP Lending, NerdWallet

Benjamin Blatt

Chief Business Officer, Pagaya

Sandip Nayak

Chief AI & Insights Officer, Amount

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