DOUGLAS MERRILL

Chief Executive

ZestFinance

Douglas Merrill heads ZestFinance, a financial services technology company that uses big data and artificial intelligence to help lenders make more accurate credit decisions. Merrill previously was chief information officer and vice president of engineering at Google and played a key role in taking the company public in 2004. Merrill’s career includes a stint as a researcher at the RAND Corp., a security consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers and senior vice president at Charles Schwab.