Austin Kilgore is Javelin's Director of Digital Lending, where he advises clients on emerging technologies and strategies that provide an exceptional experience and deliver faster and more accurate underwriting and portfolio management decisions across mortgage, auto, student and personal loans.
Before joining Javelin, Kilgore was an award-winning journalist, covering mortgage finance, real estate, fintech, payments and other areas of financial services. Most recently, he was the editor in chief of National Mortgage News and a contributing editor to American Banker, where he oversaw SourceMedia's coverage and analysis of mortgage finance and real estate. Previous roles at SourceMedia include managing editor of PaymentsSource and Mortgage Technology. Before that, he was an editor and reporter for HousingWire.
Austin regularly appears as a featured speaker at numerous industry conferences and events. He is a Texas native and a graduate of Southern Methodist University in Dallas. Follow Austin on Twitter @austinpkilgore.