Chris Dean’s wide-ranging technology career includes founding and leading companies in the areas of health care, insurance tech, and, of course, fintech. Before co-founding Treasury Prime with Jim Brusstar, Chris served as CTO of “Standard Treasury.” When Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) acquired the startup, he took on 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 seamless.