Amit Sharma

Amit Sharma is the Founder and CEO of FinClusive, a hybrid reg/fin-tech that providing a gateway between traditional financial and digital asset ecosystems through a full-stack, global financial crimes compliance platform providing KYC/KYB, digital ID, transaction monitoring and analytics. Prior, Amit was a senior official at the US Treasury Department and helped stand up its Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence (overseeing FinCEN and OFAC). He also worked in global banking with Mitsubishi UFJ and in global development, asset recovery, international risk and impact initiatives.
Wednesday, October 12
4:00 pm - 4:40 pm

Creating a Digital Identity: Addressing other barriers to financial inclusion

The World Bank has released a new report that shows improvements have been made in the total unbanked population (down to 1.4 billion), but calls out that access and adoption require other important steps, like identity and infrastructure. What decentralized identity solutions are needed to allow more users access to digital financial solutions? How do we build to reach more of the under and unbanked?