Adam K. Carson

Adam Carson is a member of the Point72 Ventures FinTech team, based out of San Francisco. Adam is responsible for expanding the Fintech team to the west coast.

Prior to joining Point72 Ventures, Adam held positions at Morgan Stanley, Bain & Company, and eBay. Most recently, he was the Head of Digital/FinTech Strategy and Partnerships at JPMorgan Chase.

Adam earned his BSE in Mechanical Engineering from Duke University, and his MBA from Tuck School of Business. He is originally from Merion, Pennsylvania.

Cesar Lugo

Cesar Lugo is based out of Point72 Ventures’ Palo Alto office, where he provides IT support to both the San Francisco and Palo Alto offices. In this role he considers abstract technological applications to meet each unique need of the team, forcing him to be quick, innovative, and to think outside the box.

Prior to joining the Firm, Cesar has had various IT roles at AIG Trading Group, RBS, Basso Capital Management, Sempra Energy Trading, and Société Générale.

Cesar is originally from Inwood Heights, New York and earned his AAS in Computer Programming from LaGuardia Community College.

Dave Matter

Dave Matter is an Operating Partner on Point72 Ventures’ FinTech team, supporting investment activities and portfolio companies in financial services technology. He is based in San Francisco.

Prior to joining Point72 Ventures, Dave was the Chief Product Officer at Marqeta, a global payment card issuing platform, where he helped lead the product and business as it grew into a multi-billion dollar company serving some of the best brands in the world. Previously, Dave held product and technology leadership roles in investments and mortgages with Citadel Investment Group and Quicken Loans as well as digital banking pioneer ING Direct.

Dave is originally from Minneapolis, Minnesota and enjoys snowboarding, golfing, and cooking. He studied Business Computer Information Systems at St. Cloud State University.