Team

Research Leadership

Advisory Council

Ajay Bhalla
Ajay Bhalla

President, Global Enterprise Risk and Security, MasterCard
Yuwa Hedrick-Wong
Dr. Yuwa Hedrick-Wong

Chief Economist, MasterCard Center for Inclusive Growth
Harsha Singh
Dr. Harsha Singh

Executive Director, Brookings India

Faculty Advisors

Professor Carolyn GideonDr. Carolyn Gideon
The Fletcher School
Christopher "Rusty" Tunnard Dr. Rusty Tunnard
The Fletcher School

Index Advisors

David Belson
David Belson

Senior Director, Industry & Data Intelligence,
Akamai Technologies
Desmond Choong
Desmond Choong

Research Economist
MasterCard Center for Inclusive Growth
Stephen Goodman
Stephen Goodman

Senior Vice President, Marketing and Business Development,
Continuum
Leslie Jeng
Leslie Jeng

Director of Research
PCRI

Research Team


Christina Filipovic
Team Lead, Digital Commerce & Trust

Cassandra Pagan
Team Lead, Inclusion

Caroline Troein
Senior Research Lead

James Bolitho
Miriam Freeman
Miriam Freeman
Sebastian Hurtado
Sebastian Hurtado
Jessica Sashihara
Jessica Sashihara
Bradley Waddell
Bradley Waddell
Jiacheng Zhu

Digital Planet Alumni

Michaela Beck
Justin Erickson
Adam Houston
Panagiota Kaltsa
Elke Jahns-Harms
Sarah Ryan
Franziska Schwarzmann
Sean Silbert
Rasima Swarup
Justin St. Marie
Trisha Taneja
Shruti Viswanathan
Ruiruo Wu