Rodney Williams

LISNR® + SoLo Funds

Rodney Williams is the Co-Founder of SoLo Funds, an innovative marketplace for emergency capital where he assists SoLo’s leadership in growth, finance, and innovation. Since 2018, SoLo has processed over +165k loans and redefined lending for nearly 400k users. 

Prior to founding SoLo, Rodney founded LISNR (Visa Backed Fintech) and led the company to over $40M in funding, numerous awards and partnership across retail and financial services. He currently serves as the company’s Chairman. 

Rodney’s career started at Procter & Gamble in brand management where he was a critical catalyst in the company’s digital strategy and start in eCommerce & social media. Rodney has been recognized with numerous awards, including Ad Age’s 40 Under 40 in 2012; Cannes Gold Lion award in 2015; and CNBC Disruptor 50 list in 2015, 2016, 2018 and 2019 to name a few. Rodney is a graduate of West Virginia University and Howard University. He is a member of the 2019 Class of Henry Crown Fellows within the Aspen Global Leadership Network at the Aspen Institute.