The Digital Economist Council is an invite-only ecosystem of global leaders who are driving technological convergence toward a human-centered digital economy.
Director at Microsoft, working on Citizenship Market Development, AI and Sustainability. Previously at Salesforce.org
Director/Head of Analytics at ValueBridge Advisors and Adjunct Graduate Faculty (Data Analytics), Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership.
Founder and President of the Open Earth Foundation. Founder and lead scientist at the Yale Open Innovation Lab.
Dr. Martin Wainstein
Head of Public Sector Engagement - Tropical Forest Alliance at World Economic Forum
Founder and CEO of The Digital Economist and Connection Science Fellow at MIT Media Lab. Venture Partner at NextGen Ventures.
Professor of Complexity Science at University College London and Faculty Director of the UCL Centre for Blockchain Technologies.
Dr. Tomaso Aste
EY Global Tax Innovation Leader and MIT Connection Science Fellow. Lecturer Innovation, Technology and the Future of Law at Boston University.
Executive Director, The Lewis Institute and Babson Social Innovation Lab. Ex - Managing Director, at Center for Corporate Citizenship.
Interim VP of Systems Architecture at The Digital Economist, Founder & CEO of Digital Twin Labs. Former CTO IBM Blockchain - Cloud - IoT.
CEO at Sarjay, Inc, angel investor focused on impact-for-profit ventures. Lead investor, partner and president in numerous start-ups.
Founder SBK Tech Ventures & SBK Foundation. UN Secretary General's Governing Council of the Technology Bank for LDCs.
Chairman at Horasis. Previously, Director for Asia at the World Economic Forum and Head of Department at Bosch.
Dr. Frank-Jurgen Richter
Sonia Bashir Kabir
Founding Director of Technology & Management Centre for Development (TMCD), Professor of Technology and International Development, University of Oxford.
Executive Director, UCL Centre for Blockchain Technologies and Visiting Scholar, University of Zurich.
Dr. Paolo Tasca
Dr. Xiaolan Fu
Affiliate, Harvard Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society and Chairperson (ad interim), Cardano Foundation.
Founding Partner at Alcorn Immigration Law and Founding Member at Dreamers // Doers. Contributor at TechCrunch.
Partner Tax at EY, Global Blockchain Tax Leader at Advanced Technology Tax Lab. PhD in Tax Law, University of Amsterdam
Executive Co-chair at Global Digital Finance, Co-founder and Principal at Elipses and Contributor, Forbes.
Founder & CEO of Raiven Capital. Previously held
C-Suite roles at IBM, SGI, Altera and CA Technologies and was a former partner at KPMG.
Global Head of Product and Investment at Transcendent Media Capital and Founder, Strongurl.
Ex - VP at The Digital Economist, and Founder, Executive Director at Dream Tank. Founder & CEO at Anastasia Impact.
Director, Diverse Talent Management and Advancement at The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC).
President and CEO at SnapIT Solutions, Innovator in Residence, Kauffman Foundation & member of Advisory Council, Federal Reserve of Kansas City.
Chief Business Officer at Endor Software Ltd and angel investor, Harvard Business School Alumni Angels of Greater New York.
VP of Partnerships at The Digital Economist, Co-founder at The People's Prize and Managing Director at Sovereign Wealth Family Office Alliance.
CEO, PinkLion AI and AI App Store. Previously, Director at Oracle and General Manager at Target Corporation.
Founder and CEO of UNL, founder of Human Unlimited, partner at Venturerock, and advisor at Trimix.
Xander van der Heijden
Founder & CEO at Black Fox Philanthropy and angel investor at Apolitical. Previously served at the Global Advisory Board of World Pulse.
Co-founder and Director, Impact17 and President and Founding Board Member, Sustainable Impact Association, Switzerland.
Co-Founder and CEO at Endor. Connection Science Fellow, MIT. Previously, post-doctoral researcher at MIT Media Lab and Researcher, IBM.
Dr. Yaniv Altshuler
Cofounder and director of Infinite Sum Modeling Inc., consulting economist at McKinsey & Company and ICRIER, senior fellow at ECIPE
Dr. Badri Narayanan
White House Presidential Innovation Fellow. Working at the nexus of tech, finance, health & the media/creative sector.
Managing Partner, Great North Labs Venture Fund. Mentor and Advisor to startups. Led and launched over 300 products.
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