Brent Chism is Strategic Advisor of Grameen Foundation USA. Since 2017, he served as Executive Vice President of Programs. In addition to his Grameen duties, he serves as CEO for TaroWorks, a social enterprise that Grameen Foundation launched to develop mobile tools for field agents working in the offline area of emerging markets.
Before joining Grameen Foundation, he led the international market expansion initiatives for Kopo, a Nairobi-based fin-tech startup expanding the use of mobile money networks like M-PESA for merchant payments. Prior to working in the emerging markets technology sector, Brent worked at technology firms in a variety of sectors, including identity and information services at TARGUS info (acquired by Neustar), web hosting at Digex (acquired by Verizon) and interactive voice response and speech recognition at Logic Tree.