Dave Kim

Program Officer, Financial Services for the Poor team, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Dave Kim is a Program Officer on the Financial Services for the Poor team at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He leads the team’s strategies on product innovation, cash-in cash-out (“CICO”), and financial health.

He is the Gates Foundation’s representative on FSD Kenya’s Program Investment Committee, principal representative for the International Development Innovation Alliance, and a steering committee member on the World Economic Forum’s Promoting Global Financial Inclusion project.

Previously, Dave was a Lead Commercial Inventor at ?What If! Innovation, a global innovation and design firm, and a management and strategy consultant with Opera Solutions in their New York and London offices. Dave holds a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from Cornell University.