Chief Operating Officer
James Hobson is the Chief Operating Officer at OnDeck, where he manages the day-to-day operations of the business and provides leadership to OnDeck’s operations, analytics, credit, risk management, platform solutions, and business development teams. His career spans a wide array of leadership experience in building and leading technology-enabled businesses.
Most recently, James served as SVP, Technology Operations for iQor, Inc., a leading private equity-backed global business process outsourcing company. At iQor he helped build a platform for commercializing iQor’s proprietary suite of business applications and managed a global technology team.
Prior to iQor, James co-founded BuyYourFriendADrink.com, which was sold to LivingSocial in 2009. Earlier in his career, he was a consultant at McKinsey & Company and worked in the M&A group at AT&T.
James holds a BA in economics from Hamilton College and an MBA with high distinction from Harvard Business School, where he was chosen as a Baker Scholar. He lives in NJ with his wife and two children.