Salesforce chief architect joins Lending Club

Source: Lending Club

Lending Club (LC), the world's largest marketplace connecting borrowers and investors, announced today that Scott Hansma, chief architect at global cloud computing giant Salesforce Inc., is joining the company as senior vice president of Technology.

In twelve years at Salesforce, Hansma progressed from a junior programmer to chief architect. In the process he helped shape much of Salesforce's foundational technology including search, file storage, multitenant database management, continuous integration, security, monitoring, and datacenter automation.

"Scott is a true pioneer and leader in cloud computing and agile systems," said Lending Club CTO John MacIlwaine. "He's a renowned developer and architect with broad technical scope and influence and a particular focus on large scale systems. We're thrilled to have him join Lending Club and excited about his ability to help us continue to build and innovate."

"Lending Club is a fun team with fantastic technology in the service of transforming an entire industry and helping millions of people improve their lives," said Hansma. "I'm very excited to join the Club!"

Hansma graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Carnegie Mellon University with a degree in computer science. He holds numerous patents for data and database system innovations.

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