Chris Dean

Co-founder & CEO


As CEO and Co-Founder of Treasury Prime, Chris is responsible for all aspects of Treasury Prime’s strategy, execution, and operations. Prior to launching Treasury Prime, he served as CTO of “API first” company Standard Treasury. When the startup was acquired by Silicon Valley Bank, he took on the role of CTO of API banking for SVB. Earlier in his career, Chris founded or co-founded software companies including Merced Systems (enterprise software), Kyluka (a consulting firm), and Benefitter (ACA-based health plan.) Chris started his career as technical staff in the Machine Learning Systems Group of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. He studied physics at California Institute of Technology.

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Embedded Banking Partnerships Are Going Bank-Direct – And So Is Treasury Prime

Treasury Prime launches a new bank-direct product to enable the future of embedded banking partnerships
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Treasury Prime CEO Chris Dean charts the path forward for the new year
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5 Embedded Finance Predictions for 2024

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2023 predictions