Asheesh joined Covestor in 2011 and established Covestor's Boston office in November 2012. His first entrepreneurial venture was at the age of 27, when he founded CircleLending which helped pioneer the business of peer-to-peer lending within social networks. The company was acquired by Richard Branson's Virgin Group in 2007 and Asheesh served as CEO of Virgin Money USA, the American arm of Virgin’s consumer financial services business until 2009. Prior to Covestor, Asheesh served as Global Head of Financial Advisor Products at Lipper, a Thomson Reuters company. He began his career as a consultant with the Monitor Group and the World Bank.