Alexa von Tobel, CEO and Cofounder, LearnVest
Alexa von Tobel founded LearnVest, the affordable financial-planning platform in 2009, and has raised more than $72 million in funding for the company. Last year, the platform was acquired by Northestern Mutual for a reported sum of $250M; marking it as one of the larger recent fintech acquisitions.
A graduate of Harvard, von Tobel still continues to operate LearnVest as an independent entity under Northwestern Mutual. A recognized expert in personal finance, Alexa is a certified financial planner and the author of New York Times Bestseller, “Financially Fearless”.
Alexa’s foundation in finance is rooted from her trading days on the prop desk at Morgan Stanley. She has gone on to received numerous recognition for her work by organizations such as Ernst and Young, Fortune, Business Week, and several others.
Name: Alexa von Tobel
Title: CEO and Cofounder
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