Bloomberg, Cornell Tech, and Tech:NYC invite you to join us for the latest installment of the Cornell Tech @ Bloomberg Speaker Series, featuring Everett Cook, Co-founder & CEO of Rho, in conversation with Scarlet Fu of Bloomberg TV and Bloomberg Quicktake.

Cook had a slightly out-of-the-ordinary journey compared to a traditional Silicon Valley founder. Before launching Rho in 2018 with his co-founder, Alex Wheldon, he spent a decade on Wall Street as a macro analyst and hedge fund trader, a profession where success is equal parts foresight around market trends and comfort moving left when others move right.

From Day 1, Rho has operated with the mission to make finance frictionless for organizations. However, Cook’s vantage point as a former investor has been instrumental in guiding the company’s evolution from its early days as an online banking service platform to the comprehensive finance platform thousands of American middle-market businesses use today to automate payables, expenses, treasury, banking services, accounting, and more.

With fresh learnings from integrating generative AI to power the Rho platform’s AP capabilities and managing recent deals with Capital and Creative Juice, Rho is finding new ways to help finance teams do more of what they love and automate away what they don’t.

We hope you’ll join us for this conversation, in which Cook will discuss his early start as an entrepreneur, what his experience in markets taught him about building a successful tech company, Rho’s growth journey, and why he feels NYC is the best place in the world to start and scale a technology company.

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5:30 PM

Cocktail reception begins

6:00 PM

Doors close, conversation starts

6:45 PM

Audience Q&A

7:00 PM

Networking and hors d’oeuvres to follow

7:45 PM

Last Call/Bar Closes

PLEASE NOTE: Seating is limited and registered attendees will be seated on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors close promptly at the top of the hour. Individuals arriving late may be turned away from the building. No walk-ins will be allowed



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Everett Cook

Co-founder & CEO

Everett Cook is the co-founder and CEO of Rho. With over a decade of experience in finance and investment management, Everett is an expert in financial structuring, macroeconomics, and fintech regulations. Before founding Rho, Everett was a macro hedge fund analyst and portfolio manager.

Rho is the all-in-one finance automation platform. With corporate cards, expense management, AP, banking, and treasury in one integrated product, Rho equips lean finance teams and leaders with the technology they need to drive greater efficiency and control over how money moves in and out of their organizations.

When & Where

Monday, November 20, 2023
5:30 PM-8:00 PM EST

731 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10022