I have been Senior Advisor in the Financial Services for the Poor program at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and at the Technology Program at CGAP. Previously I was Director of Global Business Strategy at Vodafone Group, Executive Vicepresident of Marketing and Account Management at DoCoMo interTouch, and Senior Manager responsible for telecoms investments in Europe for Intel Capital.
I have undergraduate degrees in maths and economics from MIT and a PhD in economics from Harvard University. I have been Adjunct Professor at the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago.
I am currently a Senior Fellow at the Fletcher School's Center for Emerging Market Enterprises at Tufts University, and an Associate with Bankable Frontier.
These are short instructional videos I have made in the style of the Khan Academy:
- On savings as deferred payments
On Mobile Money and the Informal Economy
On Mobile Financial Services 2011 Report
Networks want to connect, at MWC2011
On savings by the poor, at TEDx Seattle
On liquidity management for mobile money
On the role of mobile operators
View all my publications here.
Latest publication: "Searching for Metaphors for Household Financial Management."
Some "big thoughts:"
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