As CEO of Treasury Prime Chris is responsible for In Treasury Prime CEO Chris Dean’s wide-ranging technology career, he has founded and led companies in areas including health care, insurance tech, and, of course, fintech. Prior to co-founding Treasury Prime with Jim Brusstar, Chris served as CTO of “API first” company Standard Treasury. When the startup was acquired by Silicon Valley Bank, he took on the role of CTO of API banking for SVB. Chris started his career as a software developer in the 1990s after graduating with a degree in physics from Caltech. His first role was as technical staff in the Machine Learning Systems Group of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. He is obsessed with making API banking so seamless, banks and fintechs alike can clearly tell the BaaS tools they depend on have no deficiencies.