Zebit Announces New Chief Risk And Analytics Officer
Pini Ben-Or joins the executive team to drive Zebit’s data science capabilities to world class levels
SAN DIEGO, July 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Zebit, an e-commerce credit solution that services 175 million consumers who value the proposition of buying now and paying over time at 0% interest without a traditional credit check, today announced Pini Ben-Or has joined the company as the Chief of Risk and Analytics.
Ben-Or has over 25 years of experience building analytics capabilities and managing teams in credit risk management, operations and marketing analytics. For the last 8 years, he led analytics at Actimize, a leading provider of financial crime, risk and compliance software and models for financial institutions. In addition, Pini has led advanced risk analytic functions at American Express and Washington Mutual, marketing analytics and information management at Time Inc., and marketing and value optimization at Digitas and Advanta, a consumer lender. Using his cross-functional expertise in analytics, data science, technology and business operations, Pini has successfully built strong and effective analytics teams focused on delivering innovative business results.
At Zebit, Ben-Or will expand the data science team and evolve the application of data-driven advanced analytics and machine learning to optimize all aspects of Zebit’s marketing, underwriting, credit and fraud operations and profit-driven customer management.
“We are thrilled to have Pini join the executive team as we rapidly scale the business and build better solutions for millions of credit-constrained consumers. He is a rare senior executive that can manage and drive business outcomes, while building advanced predictive models side-by-side with the team,” said Marc Schneider, Co-founder, President, and CEO of Zebit.
Ben-Or earned a Master of Science in Philosophy from Columbia University, and received a Bachelor of Science in Physics, Mathematics and Philosophy from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Zebit is an e-commerce credit solution that serves the millions of Americans who value the proposition of buying now and paying over time at 0% interest without a traditional credit check. By providing underserved consumers with up to $2,500 of interest-free credit and access to a marketplace of millions of brand name products, Zebit gives members the ability to transact online and offline at everyday prices while spreading their payments over time. Zebit benefits the consumer by disintermediating predatory cash lending and passing the savings onto the member. Zebit is located in San Diego and is backed by Venture Capital firms that include Crosslink Capital, Wildcat Venture Partners, Leapfrog Ventures, Ulu Ventures, and Correlation Ventures. Learn more at https://zebit.com/.