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NAVROOP SAHDEV

FOUNDER & CEO

Navroop is a pioneering economist, technology futurist and founder & CEO of The Digital Economist. She is also a Fellow at MIT Connection Science and a well- known  economist in the emerging tech space. She in based in New York City.

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SANGITA GAZI

ASSOCIATE, DIGITAL ASSETS & GOVERNANCE

Sangita is focused on blending regulation and macroeconomics in understanding the current landscape of digital assets. She is a PhD Candidate at Hong Kong University, and holds an LL.M. from Duke University. She is based in New York.

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RANJANI SRIDHARAN

SENIOR FELLOW, CENTER OF EXCELLENCE

Ranjani has over with over 17 years of executive finance and impact investing experience. She is Founder of ImpactCred. Ranjani received her MBA from the George Washington University and is a licensed CPA. She is based in Washington, D.C.

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JWALANT DESAI

DIRECTOR, GROWTH (ASIA)

Jwalant is a relationship builder in alignment with the strategic priorities of The Digital Economist. Focused on business transformation areas, Jwalant is actively involved in the startup ecosystem in South East Asia. He is based in Cambodia.

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SIMON SUN

FELLOW, CENTER OF EXCELLENCE

Simon Sun focuses on algorithmic governance, internet speech and implications for cyber law and policy . He is an S.J.D. candidate at Indiana University, and holds an LL.M. from Duke Law School and LL.B. from National Chung Cheng University.

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SATYA BRATA DAS

MANAGING DIRECTOR, SUSTAINABILITY

Satya spearheads The Digital Economist Center of Excellence on Human-centered Digital Economy, directing its overarching agenda as well as coordinating it's day to day activities. Based in Canada, he is a writer, strategist & policy guru.

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DON GRISWOLD

SENIOR FELLOW, CENTER OF EXCELLENCE

Don is a DC-based lawyer and public interest tax policy consultant. Previously Berkshire Hathaway’s executive tax counsel, he also led a 600-person Big 4 state tax practice and was an adjunct professor at Georgetown Law.

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MICHAEL DURRIE

EDITOR IN CHIEF

Mike serves as the Editor in Chief at the Center of Excellence on Human-centered Global Economy and leads its position and policy series. Based in Germany, he also teaches at Fresenius University of Applied Sciences.

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MARISA ZALABAK

SENIOR FELLOW, CENTER OF EXCELLENCE

 Marisa is an AI ethicist and educational psychologist focused on regenerative solutions and responsible technology for inclusion and sustainability. She is also the founder of Open Channel Culture serving global leadership teams.

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ARVINDER SINGH

STRATEGIC ADVISOR

Arvinder is a technologist and an entrepreneur. He is currently a PhD candidate focussed on ML/NLP in low resource languages. He teaches tech entrepreneurship at University of Mississippi and previously co-founded a geospatial data company.

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BRIAN "SAM" SEALEY

DIGITAL ASSETS ADVISOR

Sam has ten years of experience in the digital assets space with a keen focus on sustainable protocols and projects designed to help advance financial inclusion and expand economic opportunity. Currently based in Florida, he is also the founder of Stellar Global.

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