Matthew Davie is Chief Strategy Officer at Kiva, a global nonprofit focused on bringing financial inclusion to the world’s 1.7 billion unbanked. In this role, he focuses on enabling new initiatives that bring emerging technologies to vulnerable populations around the world. Recently, this has included developing Kiva Protocol and implementing in Sierra Leone in partnership with multiple United Nations agencies. Matthew is also a charter member of the Linux Foundation’s Social Impact Working Group and serves as an advisor to ID2020 and the Open Society Foundation. In addition to his role at Kiva, Matthew is Managing Partner at Taviti, a technology advisory firm specializing in the intersection of emerging technologies and traditionally-underserved populations. From 2007-2015, he was an executive at multiple early-stage technology companies in the big data, entertainment, and gaming sectors. Before that, Matthew was a lecturer at Stanford University. He earned his B.S. from the University of California at Davis, and his M.S. and Ph.D. from Stanford University.