Leading the pack with strategy + partnerships, Chris directs his business background toward Digital Development + Digital Financial Services. He has expanded to S. Asia after 3 years consulting throughout E. Africa to integrate finance + agribusiness value chains along with ICT4D (particularly m-Agri or m-Health + digital finance with regional banks, telcos & iNGOs).
With a decade at leading microfinance networks, Chris has led/served on teams covering strategic planning, social performance management, gender equity, VSLA apps, web, global marketing, PPP, & corporate expansion. Meeting shared value & CSR/philanthropic needs of global companies, he has worked with the likes of American Express, Bank of America, Best Western, Boeing, Cisco, Facebook, Google, HP, Intel, Microsoft, Nestle, Pfizer, etc..
Chris shares innovations through microfinance/mobile money panels, founding a FinTech social enterprise, Board service, and teaching a master’s course on sustainable organizations. Field experience includes: India, Bangladesh, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Honduras, Dominican Republic.