Kate Hao, ’99

Professional Association: Founder and CEO, Happy Mango.

Education: B.A., Albion College, 1999. M.B.A., Harvard Business School, 2004.

Kate Hao is the founder and CEO of Happy Mango. She founded Happy Mango to bring greater transparency to credit reporting. With better information, Hao believes that credit markets can be made to work better for both borrowers and lenders.

Hao was previously the treasurer of the broker-dealer subsidiary of Morgan Stanley, where she worked for over 12 years across various functions. Hao earned her M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.A. in accounting from Albion College. She is a chartered financial analyst (CFA), certified public accountant (CPA), and financial risk manager (FRM).