Sultan Is My Name


About Sultan Meghji

AI, Banking, Cyber and Regulation

Sultan Meghji most recently served as the inaugural Chief Innovation Officer at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation of the United States Government. A noted expert in AI, Cybersecurity, Quantum Computing & Web3, he currently is a senior advisor to Reciprocal Ventures as well as America’s Frontier Fund, and also serves as a scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, a fellow at the George Mason National Security Institute and is a distinguished member of the Bretton Woods Committee. Mr. Meghji is also a professor in the graduate programs at Duke University’s Pratt Engineering School with a focus on AI, Cybersecurity and Crypto. Mr. Meghji has a 30 year career in technology, including launching, scaling and selling a number of startups in frontier technologies, biotech and fintech.

From the first web browser, to one of the first cloud computing companies, to the first cloud-based clinical genetics startups, Mr. Meghji has been at the forefront of innovation for decades. For the last 15 years, Mr. Meghji has launched, led or scaled a number of startups – from cloud computing, to clinical genetics, to AI-enabled banking. The value created out of those startups is in excess of $5bn USD as of 2020. He has served on a number of corporate boards in biotech, fintech and high tech.

Mr. Meghji lives in Washington DC, having previously lived in France, Singapore, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has served in an advisory capacity to the US government: Central Intelligence Agency, Department of Homeland Security, Federal Bureau of Investigations, Federal Reserve, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and Department of the Treasury. Internationally he has served as an advisor to the German Bundesbank, European Central Bank, G7, G20, International Monetary Fund, United Nations and the governments of Singapore and the United Kingdom.