23WIP Speaker

Menaka Padhi

VP, Product Management

Menaka Padhi, 2023 Women In Product Speaker

Menaka has 20 years of deep experience in financial services/ fintech across products and partnerships. Before joining Lending Club, as the VP for Products at Synchrony, a leading finserv company, Menaka was responsible for driving the product strategy and vision for co-branded PayPal and Venmo credit cards for an 8M active cardholder base. Under Menaka’s leadership, her team successfully launched several new financial products that helped create engaging product experiences to drive business growth and adoption. At LendingClub, she is focused on driving growth through targeted and customized funnel experiences for members across their suite of lending products.

Menaka is a passionate advocate for diversity and inclusion in the workplace and in her community. She is focused on building a team that reflects the diverse perspectives and experiences of the members we serve and the people we interact with in our daily lives. She actively mentors women and other underrepresented groups helping them to succeed and break down barriers.

Outside of work, she loves to spend time with her family. She loves to travel to with her family and explore new countries, cultures, and cuisines. And in her spare time loves to read and spend time with her book club members.

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