Meet the team behind Savings Hippo
Hanif BayatFounder and CEO
Dr. Hanif Bayat is the CEO and Founder of WOWA Leads. He has had extensive experience in finance as a Quantitative Analyst at RBC and BMO, engineering mathematical models to predict market behavior. He founded WOWA Leads and later Savings Hippo to help empower others to make the best financial choices.
David ZhaoEditor and Software Developer
David Zhao is the Editor and Lead Software Developer for Savings Hippo. He has a B.Sc from the University of Toronto and has worked at the Royal Bank of Canada and leading tech startups. He brings his passion for investing and diverse experience working with financial products to his content on Savings Hippo.
Anne BarryWriter & Content Creator
Anne Barry, or Oyepeju Abioye, is a Writer and Content Creator for Savings Hippo. She is a practicing doctor, successful entrepreneur, and published author of “Seven-And-A-Half” with a passion for personal finance and gender equality. Featured in many global publications, she joined the Savings Hippo team to use her experience to help others achieve their financial goals.
Sumuhan KohulanWriter & Content Creator
Sumuhan is a Writer and Content Creator for Savings Hippo. He has a BBA from the University of Toronto and experience leading teams at multinational corporations including Microsoft and Bell. His passion is to help Savings Hippo readers take advantage of the same knowledge and tools he has worked with to achieve his own success.