Elizabeth is the founder and CEO of BitPesa, a pan-African digital payment platform that uses Bitcoin for settlement with its international partners. The platform enables low-cost international payments and transfers. Prior to founding BitPesa, Elizabeth was the Deputy Director of Planet Rating's East and Southern African office, conducting microfinance institutional ratings and analysis across the region. Elizabeth started her career at Credit Suisse in NY, London and Zurich and worked at Goldman Sachs and the German Bundestag as a Robert Bosch Fellow. She is an alumni of Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs. Elizabeth speaks 4 languages and has 2 children. She is a native New Yorker but has been a Kenyan resident for the last 7 years.
Speaker at Money20/20 Europe 2016
Speaker at Money20/20 Las Vegas 2015