Edge Focus Announces New Hires

By Staff Writer September 12, 2022

Edge Focus, a technology company that applies machine learning and artificial intelligence to analyze credit, has expanded its team with three industry professionals.

Sean Mills and Federico González have joined as co-heads of autos, and Alex Bisson has joined as head of capital markets. These key hires will contribute to accelerating the company’s growth, following the partnerships with Brevan Howard and DRW formed last fall.

As co-heads of autos, Mills and González lead the company's growing automotive lending strategies. Both Mills and González have previously developed quantitative credit underwriting and risk management strategies in consumer loan portfolios.

Mills received a BS in Physics from Caltech and a PhD in Astronomy and Astrophysics from the University of Chicago.

González received a bachelor’s in mathematics from Universidad Simón Bolívar and a master’s degree in mathematics and PhD in Statistics from Carnegie Mellon University.

“We are thrilled to have Sean and Federico join Edge Focus,” said Chief Investment Officer Kevin Hennessy. “Thanks to their combined knowledge and experience in consumer lending and portfolio management, we have built an industry-leading auto team. Motor vehicle lending markets are primed for disruption by tech-enabled pricing and we are proud to be an early mover in this space.”

As head of capital markets, Bisson leads capital markets transactions, including the development and management of Edge Focus' securitization platforms. Prior to Edge Focus, Bisson was an associate director in Ford Motor Company’s global Treasury organization, where he had direct responsibility for over $20 billion of ABS deals and was focused on financial strategy, funding, and liquidity.

Alex received a bachelor’s in economics from John Carroll University and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business. He is also a CFA Charterholder.

“We are excited to have Alex join our team. His extensive knowledge of the financial markets will be essential to accelerating the growth and reach of our capital markets platform,” said Chief Operating Officer Hirak Biswas.

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