Cignifi’s Credit & Marketing Analytics Platform is an integrated set of proprietary, AI-based Big Data analytics tools that leverage mobile phone data and other non-traditional data to help telcos and financial institutions reach underserved or unbanked consumer segments.
Founder & CEO
Jonathan is a serial entrepreneur with broad emerging markets expertise. He is passionate about identifying new trends and turning it into industry-leading products.
Jonathan has decades of investment banking and international finance experience at top investment banks, including UBS & Lehman Brothers. He also served as Managing Director of the International Finance Corporation (IFC), which is the private sector investment arm of the World Bank. Jonathan started his career as banking journalist for The Economist magazine.
Jonathan holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Oxford University and a Master’s Degree in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Qiuyan Xu, Ph.D.
Chief Data Scientist
Qiuyan is a recognized leader in the fields of data science and statistical analysis, and she has more than 15 years of experience developing complex data infrastructures in the telecom, financial services and insurance sectors.
Qiuyan has overseen the rapid growth of Cignifi's analytics functions and has been responsible for building the company's leading alternative data platform. She also serves on the Board of Directors at YiAn Technology, a joint venture in China.
Prior to Cignifi, she served in leadership roles at Liberty Mutual and Travelers Insurance. She holds a Ph.D. in Statistics from the University of California at Davis.
Henrique has been leading Cignifi's Latin American operations since joining the company in 2017. Under his leadership, Cignifi has established a strong presence throughout Latin America.
Prior to joining Cignifi, Henrique held a number of leadership positions at major financial institutions in Brazil, including HSBC, Citibank, and Credicard. He is also a private investor in a number of successful real estate ventures.
Henrique holds a Degree in Business Administration from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo, and he is also a licensed pilot and passionate aviator.