Rob Heyvaert, Executive Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Rob Heyvaert is the Executive Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Motive Capital Corp II. Mr. Heyvaert is also the Executive Chairman and Director of Motive Capital Corp. Mr. Heyvaert is the Founder and Managing Partner of Motive Partners. Mr. Heyvaert is an experienced financial technology executive and entrepreneur, founding two industry leading global financial services and technology consulting firms.

Mr. Heyvaert started his first company, Cimad Consultants, at age 24 and built a real-time capital markets settlement engine that became the backbone of European clearing and settlement. Under his leadership, Cimad evolved into one of the leading consulting and software firms. Cimad was later sold to IBM, where Mr. Heyvaert was appointed global General Manager of Securities and Capital Markets.

Mr. Heyvaert then founded Capco at age 34, which went on to become a leader in financial technology advisory and execution. As a result of Mr. Heyvaert’s strong leadership and longstanding company values, Capco currently generates hundreds of millions of dollars of revenues and serves a multitude of financial services companies. The firm has an established global presence across North America, Europe and Asia. Following the sale of Capco to FIS in 2010, he served as Corporate Executive Vice President of Global Financial Solutions of FIS. Mr. Heyvaert was part of FIS’s Executive Management Committee and held corporate responsibility for all Enterprise Strategy related matters. He oversaw the $9.1 billion acquisition of SunGard by FIS, one of the largest financial technology acquisitions to date.


Blythe Masters, President

Blythe Masters is the President of Motive Capital Corp II. Ms. Masters is a financial services and fintech executive and an Industry Partner at Motive Partners. Ms. Masters is the Former CEO of Digital Asset, the leading enterprise blockchain fintech software company responsible for the Australian Securities Exchange’s groundbreaking post trade infrastructure replacement project.

Ms. Masters was previously a senior executive at J.P. Morgan, where she worked for 27 years. Senior executive roles included being a member of the Corporate & Investment Bank Operating Committee and firmwide Executive Committee. Ms. Masters’ positions at J.P. Morgan included Head of Global Commodities, Head of Corporate & Investment Bank Regulatory Affairs, CFO of the Investment Bank, Head of Global Credit Portfolio and Credit Policy and Strategy and Head of Structured Credit.

Ms. Masters serves as Chief Executive Officer and Director of Motive Capital Corp, Board Member and Member of the Compensation and Risk Committees of Credit Suisse Group AG, Board Member of A.P. Møller Maersk, Board Member and Audit Committee Chair of GCM Grosvenor, and Member of the International Advisory Board of Santander Group and Santander’s Open Digital Services Board. Ms. Masters is a member of the Advisory Board of the US Chamber of Digital Commerce, Figure Technologies and Maxex as well as a member of the Brookings Institution Taskforce on Financial Stability and P.R.I.M.E. Finance (the Hague based Panel of Recognized International Market Experts in Finance).

Ms. Masters is a graduate and Senior Scholar of Trinity College, Cambridge where she received a B.A. in Economics.


Kristy Trieste, Chief Financial Officer, Director

Kristy Trieste is the Chief Financial Officer of Motive Capital Corp II. Ms. Trieste is the Chief Financial Officer of Motive Capital I. Ms. Trieste is a Founding Partner, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer of Motive Partners. Prior to joining Motive Partners, Ms. Trieste served as Managing Director of Finance and Operations at Corsair Capital, where she was responsible for the accounting and tax, investor reporting, valuations, and operations functions. Prior to joining Corsair, she was an Associate in the Finance and Administration group within the Principal Investment Area at Goldman Sachs. At Goldman Sachs, Ms. Trieste primarily focused on the accounting, reporting and operations of the Capital Partners funds. Before joining Goldman Sachs, she was an Assistant Vice President within the finance division of Corporate Investments at Deutsche Bank AG, where she accounted for proprietary direct investments and private equity fund interests. She also worked at Ernst & Young LLP leaving as a Manager.

Ms. Trieste serves on the NY PE and VC FEA Board, a national affinity group administered by First Republic Bank. Ms. Trieste earned a B.B.A. in Accounting and Finance from James Madison University and is a Certified Public Accountant.


Stephen C. Daffron, Independent Director

Stephen C. Daffron is a member of the Board of Directors of Motive Capital Corp II. Mr. Daffron is a Co-Founder and Industry Partner at Motive Partners. Between 2019 and 2021, Mr. Daffron was the President of Dun & Bradstreet, a leading global provider of data and analytics. As President, Mr. Daffron led the company’s growth strategy, execution, and operations. In addition, Mr. Daffron serves as a member on the Board of Directors of QOMPLX, Motive Capital Corp and E2Open.

Prior to joining Motive Partners, Mr. Daffron served from 2013 to 2016 as the Chief Executive Officer of Interactive Data. Prior to Interactive Data, Mr. Daffron was the Global Head of Technology, Operations, and Data at Morgan Stanley from 2008 to 2013. Before returning to the sell-side, Mr. Daffron was Chief Operating Officer at Renaissance Technologies. Prior to this, Mr. Daffron worked for Goldman Sachs from 1993 to 2003, initiating the re-engineering of operations and technology functions across payments, derivative processing, credit risk/collateral control, and investment management.

Prior to his career in finance, Mr. Daffron served as an Associate Professor at the United States Military Academy at West Point, and in various command and staff positions in the U.S. Army around the world. Mr. Daffron earned a B.S. from the United States Military Academy, and an MBA, MA, M.Ph. and Ph.D. from Yale.


Dina Dublon, Independent Director

Dina Dublon is a member of the board of directors of Motive Capital Corp II and Chair of the Audit Committee. Ms. Dublon currently serves as a Board member of Motive Capital Corp, PepsiCo, T Rowe Price Group and serves on the Independent Audit Quality Committee of Ernst & Young. Ms. Dublon is a member of the Board of Advisors of Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, member of the board of the Westchester Land Trust (WLT) and Co-Chairs Columbia Cancer Center (HICC) Advisory Council.

Previously, Ms. Dublon was the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. from 1998 until her retirement in 2004. During her time at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., Ms. Dublon played a key role in negotiations and merger integration of Chemical Bank with Manufacturers Hanover, Chase, J.P. Morgan and Bank One. Earlier positions held at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. and its predecessor companies included Corporate Treasurer, Managing Director of the Financial Institutions division and Head of Asset Liability Management. Ms. Dublon has previously served on the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Bank, the Board of Accenture, the Board of Microsoft, was a faculty member of Harvard Business School and worked at Bank Hapoalim in Israel. Ms. Dublon has also served on the boards of several non-profit organizations, including the Women’s Refugee Commission and Global Fund for Women. Ms. Dublon has been featured on the Fortune list of the 50 most powerful women in business and has been honored as a “Woman Who Makes a Difference” by many organizations.

Ms. Dublon earned a B.A. from Hebrew University of Jerusalem and her M.S. from Carnegie Mellon University.


Jill M. Considine, Independent Director

Jill M. Considine is a member of the Board of Directors of Motive Capital Corp II and Chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Ms. Considine currently serves as a director of Motive Capital Corp, Mizuho Americas, Mizuho Securities USA, Mizuho Bank (USA), and the Financial Services Volunteer Corps (FSVC). Ms. Considine is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Economics Club of New York.

Previously, Ms. Considine has served as Chairman, non-executive director, Chair of the remuneration committee, and has been a member of the audit and nomination committees of the London Clearing House. She also has served as director of Atlantic Mutual Insurance Companies, The Interpublic Group of Companies, Ambac Financial Group, and as the Chairman of Butterfield Fulcrum Group. Ms. Considine was a member of the board of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York for six years, serving as Chairman of the Audit and Operational Risk Committee. She was appointed as a trustee of the AIG Credit Facility Trust by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the US Treasury and served from 2009 until 2011.

Prior, Ms. Considine served as Senior Advisor of The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) and its subsidiaries from 2007 to 2008, Chairman from 2006 to 2007, and as both Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from 1999 to 2006. Before DTCC, Ms. Considine served as the President of the New York Clearing House Association from 1993 to 1998. She served as a Managing Director, Chief Administrative Officer, and as a member of the Board of Directors of American Express Bank Ltd. from 1991 to 1993, prior to which she was the New York State Superintendent of Banks from 1985 to 1991.

Ms. Considine has served on the Group of Thirty Steering Committee on global clearance and settlement and as a member and speaker at the World Economic Forum in Davos. Ms. Considine was a Presidential appointee to the Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations from 2003-2004. She was named Six Sigma Chief Executive Officer of the Year Award in 2006 and one of Crain’s New York Business 100 Most Influential Women in Business. Ms. Considine earned a B.A. with honors from St. John’s University, attended Bryn Mawr College, received an M.B.A. with honors from the Columbia University Graduate School of Business, and has an honorary Doctorate of Civil Law from St. John’s University.


Paula Madoff, Independent Director

Paula Madoff is a member of the Board of Directors of Motive Capital Corp II and Chair of the Compensation Committee. Ms. Madoff currently serves as an Advisor to The Goldman Sachs Group. Ms. Madoff serves as a non-executive director on the boards of Motive Capital Corp, Power Corp of Canada, Great-West Lifeco, KKR Real Estate Finance Trust, Tradeweb, Beacon, and ICE Benchmark Administration, where she is also Chair of the ICE LIBOR Oversight Committee.

Ms. Madoff has been with Goldman Sachs for 27 years where she was most recently a Partner leading Interest Rate Products and Mortgages until her retirement from this position in August 2017. She has held several additional leadership positions at Goldman Sachs, including Advisory Director, Co-Chair of the Retirement Committee, overseeing all 401(k) and pension plan assets, Chief Executive Officer of Goldman Sachs Mitsui Marine Derivatives Products, L.P., and was a member of its Securities Division Operating Committee and Firmwide New Activity Committee. Prior to Goldman Sachs, Ms. Madoff worked in Mergers and Acquisitions at Wasserstein Perella & Co. and in Corporate and Real Estate Finance at Bankers Trust.

Ms. Madoff is a 2018 David Rockefeller Fellow, a member of the Harvard Business School Alumni Board, a member of the Harvard Kennedy School Women and Public Policy Women’s Leadership Board, and a Director of Hudson River Park Friends. Ms. Madoff received an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.A. in Economics, Cum Laude, from Lafayette College.