Jake Kendall

Jake Kendall is a co-founder of the DFS Lab. He was formerly a Deputy Director within the Financial Inclusion team at the Gates Foundation where he funded and worked closely with M-Pesa and some of the first wave of successful mobile money and digital banking innovations across Africa and South Asia. Prior, he spent time as an Economist with the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) at the World Bank. Jake is a published researcher and author and holds a PhD in Economics from UC Santa Cruz and a BS Physics from MIT.
Tuesday, October 11
3:00 pm - 3:40 pm

Crypto for the Next Billion

From providing easier access to offline financial services to giving refugees a safer way to carry value across borders, builders are using Stellar to deliver real-world solutions that expand financial access today. Join this session to hear from leaders expanding crypto-powered financial solutions for the next billion.