Taylor Monks


As the CEO of BasicBlock, Taylor has a demonstrated history of identifying trends and accurately predicting market strategies in both payments and transportation. With a strong background in tech and marketing, he leads the company’s product team and overarching R&D and customer acquisition initiatives. He’s the catalyst behind the BasicBlock team and is constantly pushing for velocity and growth. He attended Nebraska Wesleyan University before dropping out 6 credits shy of a degree to start BasicBlock and radically upturn an industry. He splits time between the company’s Lincoln and Chicago offices with his dog Mimi unwavering by his side.