(Webinar) GSMA Inclusive Tech Lab: What is it and how do I collaborate?
If you are interested in collaborating with the Lab or would like to learn more, watch this webinar where we shared:
- An overview of the GSMA Inclusive Tech Lab;
- The eligibility criteria for applying;
- The key steps involved in scoping a project for the Lab, where we will walk through an example project; and
- How you can apply to collaborate with the Lab.
Technical Lead, GSMA Mobile Money Certification
Senior Director Mobile Money & Inclusive Fintech
Bart-Jan is Senior Director Mobile Money & Inclusive Fintech for the GSMA’s Mobile Money Programme. He leads on the engagements with mobile money providers and wider mobile and fintech industry stakeholders on subjects relating to business, innovation, and financial inclusion. He is also responsible for the GSMA Inclusive Tech Lab, the innovation facility in which the GSMA, mobile money providers, tech and fintech companies, and other industry stakeholders work together to develop and trial technological innovations for the industry’s biggest challenges and opportunities related to financial inclusion of the poor.
Before joining the GSMA, Bart-Jan consulted companies around the globe in the domain of mobile and digital payments, including operators, handset manufacturers, banks, and regulators. After, he managed a business unit for UL, working with Apple, Samsung, and over 100 financial institutions to bring their innovative mobile payments services to market in 30+ countries worldwide.
Bart-Jan has worked and lived abroad in various countries, including the US, Brazil, Switzerland, and Sudan. He holds a PhD in Quantum Physics from Leiden University, Netherlands.
Senior Manager, Inclusive Tech Lab
Anant Nautiyal is a Senior Manager, Inclusive Fintech in the Mobile Money team at GSMA. In this role, he is specifically focused on facilitating technical projects for the GSMA Inclusive Tech Lab in a wide range of topics including interoperability, merchant payments, seamless services integration in the mobile money ecosystem, and much more. Prior to joining GSMA, Anant worked at the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) in Geneva, and in philanthropic and consulting roles in the M4D space. He holds an MBA in International Business, and an MSc in Development Management from the London School of Economics.