Regulations and the Future of the Sharing Economy
Watch this panel discussion with executives from Zipcar and Lending Club.
Spencer Bryan T’13, Product Manager, Lending Club
Spencer Bryan is a Product Manager at Lending Club, focused on automating and scaling the underwriting and servicing aspects of the business. Prior to becoming a Product Manager, Spencer was an Execution Manager, where he led strategic projects within the Operations group.
Before Lending Club, Mr. Bryan worked at TaskRabbit and Allianz Global Investors Capital (formerly Oppenheimer Capital). He earned his MBA from Tuck in 2013, and his BBA from the University of Mississippi in 2006. He lives in San Francisco with his wife, Haley, and their dog, Gracie.
Justin Holmes, Director, Corporate Communications, Zipcar
Justin Holmes started at Zipcar’s director of corporate communications in September 2014. In his role, he is responsible for Zipcar’s communications and public policy strategy. He reports directly to the chief marketing officer.
Prior to joining Zipcar, Justin served as interim chief information officer for the City of Boston under Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh. The chief information officer oversees the department of innovation and technology, which leverages technology to improve the business of government and delivery of city services. Before his appointment in January 2014, Justin served as director of constituent engagement for the City of Boston under Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino.
Justin has also held positions as director of government relations at the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority, chief of policy and communications for Boston City Council President Maureen Feeney and director of communications at Boston College High School. Justin is a native Bostonian and is a graduate of the College of the Holy Cross.
Steven Kahl, Associate Professor of Business Administration, Tuck School of Business
Steven J. Kahl is an Associate Professor in the Strategy and Management Area at the Tuck School of Business. Steve’s research examines the social and cognitive foundations of new market creation and how occupational groups leverage new technologies to expand their jurisdictional control. His research has been published in top journals in his field. Steve is a graduate of Dartmouth, received a masters in philosophy from the University of Minnesota, and PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
He has taught at the Tuck School since 2012 and at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business from 2007-2012. Prior to academia, Steve worked as a technology consultant and was an equity analyst at Piper Jaffray and Goldman Sachs following the enterprise software sector.