Dave Kim

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 product innovation strategy and is also responsible for accelerating and deepening the penetration of digital financial services in Kenya.�Previously, Dave was a Lead Commercial Inventor at ?What If! Innovation, an innovation consulting firm in New York. At ?What If!, Dave partnered with Fortune 500 companies to help crack their innovation challenges by designing and launching new products, services, brands, experiences, and companies. He also helped large organizations develop a culture and capability of innovation by developing and teaching a global curriculum on innovation, creativity, and experimentation.Prior to joining ?What If! Innovation, Dave was a management and strategy consultant with Opera Solutions in their New York and London offices. Dave earned a BA in Anthropology from Cornell University.