Specialty Finance Team
Senior Vice President
16 Years of industry experience
1 Year with Neuberger Berman
Farshad Mashayekhi, PhD, is a Senior Vice President in Neuberger Berman’s Specialty Finance team. Prior to joining Neuberger Berman, Mr. Mashayekhi was Co-head of Investor Analytics at Lending Club where he led the analytical support for institutional and retail investors in Lending Club loans (+10B AUM). Prior to Lending Club, Mr. Mashayekhi was a Managing Director in Research and Analytics at BondDesk, where he built and managed the analytics team that utilized data and machine learning algorithms to gain insights, establish novel financial and operational metrics, build products, lead marketing, and develop strategies. Mr. Mashayekhi holds a Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business as well as an M.S. in Economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.