Robert Khedouri is a seasoned executive who joined Markle as Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer in 2015. Before joining Markle, he co-founded PeerIQ, an innovative financial services company in the peer-to-peer loan space where he serves as a Director and Advisor. Prior to PeerIQ, Khedouri was the General Manager of the Software & Solutions Division of SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK). He joined SanDisk in 2008 after SanDisk acquired his earlier startup company, MusicGremlin, which developed pioneering technology in the wireless media space and launched the world’s first wireless MP3 player and cloud-based music service. Earlier in his career, Khedouri was a consultant at McKinsey & Company and also practiced law for several years as a Corporate Attorney at Cravath, Swaine & Moore in New York. Khedouri holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a Juris Doctor from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.