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"An economy that includes everyone benefits everyone. 
We need to act decisively and rapidly to connect 2 billion people."

Kosta Peric is a visionary technologist and thought leader, that has been working in the fusion between technology, finance and innovation.

One of the top fintech worldwide personalities, he is Deputy Director, Financial Services for the Poor, at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, where he leads the team that focuses on finance inclusion and digital payments.


From governance through business models to technology, from ideas through architecture to development, he oversees the strategy and grants to deliver secure, reliable and affordable financial inclusion and digital payment solutions.

He is the author of The Castle and the Sandbox, a book on how to innovate in conservative companies. 

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