Bryan Pon

Advisor

Bryan Pon is a strategy advisor and technical analyst working to improve the livelihoods of the underserved. He works with firms, nonprofits, and policymakers to develop new approaches to creating economic opportunity, especially across financial services, platform-mediated work, and digital commerce. With Caribou Digital, Bryan has advised a wide range of clients, from Fortune 50 technology firms designing market entry to mobile money operators developing pricing strategies to humanitarian donors exploring technical interoperability. A strong proponent of digital public infrastructure, Bryan previously led the team at Kiva building Kiva Protocol, a platform for user-controlled wallets connecting government identification systems with financial service providers. Bryan’s doctorate from University of California, Davis was an analysis of platform strategy in the smartphone industry. Bryan is currently based in the U.S. in Bend, Oregon, where he enjoys running with his dog and playing frisbee with his wife and kids.

Email them at: bryan@cariboudigital.net

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