This edition of Pecha Kucha Night Delhi promises to be one of our best ever, with eight excellent speakers who will talk about Value from very distinct perspectives. Interestingly, weâ€™ve had several speakers from past Pecha Kucha Nights reach out to us, wanting to speak again because they were so drawn to this topic. Speakers hail from a wide range of different backgrounds, including entrepreneurs and social innovators, representatives from the government, urban transport planners, social activists, and many more. Hereâ€™s introducing the first of the lot
Dan is a Senior Program Officer in the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundationâ€™s Financial Services for the Poor (FSP) initiative where he works on the development of mobile phone-based payment systems in developing countries. He is currently based in New Delhi where he manages FSPâ€™s India and Pakistan strategies. He is a graduate from the Kennedy School of Governmentâ€™s Master in Public Administration in International Development (MPA/ID) program. Dan has worked on financial inclusion issues with the Centre for Micro Finance in Chennai, India and the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) in Washington D.C. Prior to his work in financial inclusion, Dan was as a Venture Capital Analyst within Lehman Brothersâ€™ Venture Capital Fund in the Silicon Valley.