Outstanding Performance > Best New Product
ZestFinance, a software company that helps banks and lenders of all sizes (from $100 million to $1 trillion portfolios) build, run, and monitor fully explainable machine learning to develop and launch highly accurate and explainable credit risk models. Last year, Zest tripled its customer base, which now includes: Discover Financial Services, Ford Motor Credit, a mortgage giant with a $1 trillion portfolio, Akbank (Turkey’s second largest bank), as well as smaller lenders and credit unions. ZestFinance's software enables our clients to increase revenues, reduce risk, and ensure compliance.
ZestFinance was founded in 2009 by Douglas Merrill, the former CIO of Google, and a team of former Google employees with the mission of making fair and transparent credit available to everyone. The company is headquartered in Los Angeles, California. For more information, visit www.ZestFinance.com.