Ashish Gadnis is CEO of BanQu, Inc. BanQu is a blockchain based identity platform that enables a secure and immutable solution redefining financial inclusion by enabling economic opportunities for people living in extreme poverty.
With over 25 years’ progressive experience in global business solutions, technology deployments, startups and social enterprise in extreme poverty / conflict zones, Ashish’s focus has and continues to be in the advocacy of financial empowerment for all with a special focus on women in all regions of the world. Ashish has worked tirelessly to eliminate extreme poverty globally while working and living in five continents.
Ashish is a founding member of Asili (a for-profit business in Eastern Congo), a serial entrepreneur that has delivered mobile systems across the globe. His last startup was acquired by a multi-billion-dollar global firm. Ashish received his MBA from Carlson School and Exec. Educ. from Harvard Kennedy School.