• Founder and CEO of Evolution Finance, the parent company of WalletHub and CardHub
  • 8+ years of experience as the head of indirect marketing for Capital One's credit card division
  • Patent-holder of systems and methods for monitoring and optimizing credit scores, and a system and method for analyzing web paths

Experience

Odysseas Papadimitriou is the founder and CEO of Evolution Finance, the parent company of WalletHub, a website offering free credit scores, credit reports, credit monitoring, and personal finance tips. In 2008, he found the now retired CardHub, a credit card comparison website regularly featured in major publications, such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and the Associated Press. He holds a patent for systems and methods for monitoring and optimizing credit scores and for a system and method for analyzing web paths.

Prior to starting his own company, Odysseas worked as the senior director of marketing and analysis at Capital One. He oversaw all indirect marketing for the company’s credit-card division and managed a $550 million profit and loss. He was also credited for leading the largest customer giveback in Capital One’s history. Aside from running his successful business, he is also a contributing writer for several major publications, including U.S. News and World Report, HuffPost, and Entrepreneur.

Education

Odysseas received and MBA in finance from Duke University. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in economics and a Bachelor of Science in engineering from Brown University.