Our Founder

Lewis Ranieri, E-Merge Founder

Mr. Ranieri is a world-renowned financier and philanthropist.  'Business Week' has recently named him "One the greatest Innovators of the past 75 years".  His vision and success in designing the Mortgage-Backed Security structure was prominently memorialized in the recent academy award-winning best picture "The Big Short ".  

 

Mr. Ranieri currently serves a number of philanthropic initiatives in a range of capacities, most notably as Board Chairmen of the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research. 

 

E-merge was founded as part of Mr. Ranieri's vision to assist mission-driven organizations by putting the tools of the new economy in the hands that can be doing the most good.