Jon Xu co-founded and was the Chief Technology Officer of FutureAdvisor, an online service that makes quality investment management available to everyone. FutureAdvisor was acquired by BlackRock in 2015 where Jon continued to lead Product Design and Engineering as Managing Director in the Digital Wealth Group until February 2019.
Prior to starting FutureAdvisor, Jon worked on mobile data synchronization protocols and Windows Mobile products at Microsoft. Jon is an active investor and advisor to startups. He is focusing his time on giving back to the entrepreneurial community and is a Y-Combinator alumnus. Jon’s areas of expertise include building product, teams, and businesses for both consumer and B2B FinTech. Jon holds a degree in Computer Science from MIT.