Speaking History

Speaker at Money20/20 2016

Session Information

Manning Field

Chief Commercial Officer
Acorns
Speaking History

Speaker at Money20/20 2016

Session Information

At Acorns, Manning oversees Product, Marketing, UX, Customer Service and manages the Acorns P&L.  Prior to Acorns, Manning launched market-leading products and programs at JPMorgan Chase like Chase Sapphire, Chase Freedom and Chase Ultimate Rewards, and was named an Ad Age “40 Under 40.” He spent four years in Beijing, China, as CMO of JPMorgan Chase’s consumer team and while there, founded a local credit card business. During his 18 year tenure at Chase, Manning oversaw many departments including Branding, Advertising, Product Development, Marketing, Corporate Development, Innovation, Sales Strategy, and, lastly, as the Managing Director of Loyalty Innovation. He and his wife have three future Acorns investors. 

What’s been your best investment?

Walmart. I’m from Arkansas, and I’ve had Walmart stock since I was a teenager.

Best financial advice?

Identify the things you want to pay a premium for (for me it’s dining) and then be hopelessly cheap on most everything else.

What dream do you hope investing helps you realize?

It’s really about being in a position where I can pursue my passions with a “!” instead of a “?”

What splurge do you wish you could take back (and invest instead)? 

Pretty much any Napa Valley wine club I ever signed up for…