Our Team

A team is important to building a world class platform to simplify the mortgage and real estate process. RealKey has the best of the best. If you’re passionate about changing the industry through technology and have what it takes, we’re looking for great people to join us.

Christopher Hussain

CEO, Founder

Prior to founding RealKey, Christopher was the #1 Mortgage Originator in the US from 2010-11, having personally funded over ~$2b in loans in all 50 states (more than SoFi has funded as a company to date). He also co-founded Sindeo (a startup in San Francisco which raised ~$50m to create a new mortgage experience).

Christopher spends his free time advising for numerous startups on growth hacking, marketing, and operations strategy. He is also a 4th degree instructor in Taekwondo and rare beer collector.

Will Hanson

CTO, Co-Founder

Before joining RealKey Will led Intuit’s Consumer Innovation Lab in Mountain View, CA as their CTO and GM, was LendUp’s Director of Engineering, and Capital One’s Principal Engineer/Architect and Founding Teach of their Open Bootcamp. He has dedicated his career to helping develop innovative, customer first, tech that empowers. Will is a values first leader that believes in maximizing our progress towards our true objectives, as both individuals and as a company.

“I joined RealKey after hearing for years from my wife (as a previous MLO) that the software she uses is terrible. As a fin-tech nerd I really do love building intricate and highly compliant systems like this.”

Haden Kirkpatrick

Head of Marketing

Haden is a product, marketing, and corporate strategy executive with 15 years of experience in the telecom, technology, insurance, and mobility categories. Mr. Kirkpatrick supports RealKey in the development of marketing and acquisition strategies. Before signing on with RealKey, Haden served as the Head of Strategy and Innovation at Esurance.