David Kafafian

David Kafafian

Chief Operating Officer

Stride Funding

David Kafafian is the Chief Operating Officer at Stride Funding, an outcomes-driven funding platform that offers flexible income share agreements (ISAs) and deferred tuition agreements (DTAs) as an alternative to private student and consumer loans. He is a serial entrepreneur, and early entrant to the ISA space, where he previously founded a company that supported university Presidents and CFOs exploring ways to offer ISAs to support their students. David previously worked at IBM as a member of their Watson Analytics Group, and also worked in M&A as a part of JPMorgan's investment bank. He is a graduate of Lafayette College and Harvard Law School.