People on the Move: Tapan Bhat, NerdWallet
San Francisco-based personal finance company NerdWallet has named Tapan Bhat as its first chief product officer. In the role, Bhat will lead the company’s product strategy and work with its product, engineering and design teams to accelerate development. He will report directly to NerdWallet co-founder and CEO Tim Chen.
Bhat began his career at Quicken, where he built one of the earliest personal finance Websites focused on helping users navigate financial decisions. He also served as worldwide owner of Yahoo’s integrated consumer experiences business group, growing the organization to 500 employees, and he held executive roles at Adobe and Intuit.