Alpen Sheth

Senior Technologist, Financial Innovation, Mercy Corps

Alpen Sheth, Ph.D., is Senior Technologist for Financial Innovation at Mercy Corps. He is a member of the Digital Currency Governance Consortium at WEF and the Policy Working Group at the Libra Association. Alpen holds a Visiting Faculty position at the School of Business and the College of Urban and Public Affairs at Portland State University and is an advisor to several startups. He obtained his PhD at MIT in International Development with a focus on risk management and technology and has consulted at the World Bank Group, Harvard School of Public Health, Risk Management Solutions, and co-founded a research institute based in Haiti.