Misha Esipov is the CEO of Nova Credit, the world’s first cross-border consumer reporting agency. Nova has built a global network of credit bureaus to empower consumers to transport their financial identity wherever they move. Misha oversees the overall strategic direction of the firm as well as leading Nova’s mission to “enable immigrants to access credit to realize their potential.” Nova has emerged as one of the most promising financial technology companies from Silicon Valley in the last few years.
Before Nova, Misha was a private equity investor at Apollo Global Management, a $190 billion global asset manager. Misha started his career at Goldman Sachs where he was involved in over $10 billion in corporate financing, mergers and acquisitions.
Misha was born in Russia and immigrated to the United States. He holds a B.S. in Mathematics and Finance from NYU and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.