Currently President/COO of GitPrime, the industry leader in software engineering productivity analytics, Mr. Witchel founded Prosper, the first U.S. online lending marketplace. Most recently, Mr. Witchel ran the FinTech group of Tesla (formerly SolarCity) where he created SolarBonds, the industry’s first direct to consumer debt offering. John came to Tesla by way of acquisition of Common Assets where he was CTO and co-founder.

John has a B.A. in Political Science from Stanford University and an M.S. in Computer Science from University of San Francisco.