As Chief Product Officer, Tim Von Kaenel leads loanDepot’s efforts in developing and driving strategic technology solutions fundamental to its digital lending platform. His expertise centers on creating the solutions that support the company’s technological innovations that enable a fully digital mortgage experience for borrower and internal enterprise users.
With more than 25 years of management experience, Von Kaenel has been integral to several startup and Fortune 500 companies in the software, hardware, wireless broadcast, retail and financial services industries. His experience includes leadership roles at technology brands including SimpleAir, Inc., Tyco Retail Solutions, MeadWestvaco, Vue Technology, Airmedia Inc., and Stamps.com.
He holds more than a dozen U.S. patents for wireless broadcast and information services and has numerous patents pending in that field, in addition to secure transaction processing. Experienced in due diligence and financing, Von Kaenel has helped raise more than $500 million in capital for five startup companies before joining loanDepot’s executive management team. His background also includes all aspects of building, financing and launching of companies from startup phase through IPO ─ resulting in several successful spin-outs, acquisitions and two initial public offerings.
Von Kaenel holds an MBA in Economics, Finance and Strategy and a bachelor’s degree in Economics, both from University of California, Irvine.