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 UK. It has also been granted regulatory approval to launch Starling Marketplace, an app-based suite of financial products. Prior to Starling, she was a global product manager 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.