William Hockey

Co-Founder of Plaid & Column, Fintech Innovator
William Hockey, born in 1989, is an American engineer and entrepreneur primarily recognized for his significant contributions to the financial technology sector. He co-founded Plaid, a leading data network and payments platform, which under his leadership as President and CTO, reached a valuation of $13.4 billion after Visa's acquisition attempt was blocked in 2020 due to regulatory issues. Following his tenure at Plaid, Hockey ventured into creating Column, the only nationally chartered bank aimed at empowering developers and builders to...

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Innovation in Financial Services and Tech

1. Innovating Financial Services
2. Navigating Regulatory Challenges
3. Tech and Finance Success Strategies