David Lighton is an entrepreneur focused on inclusive financial innovation. He is a Co-Founder of Lithium Finance, the world’s first pricing algorithm for private assets, backed by Pantera Capital. He is also Founder and CEO of SendFriend, one of the first blockchain-powered remittance services in the US, backed by Ripple, 8 Decimal Capital, and Barclays. David started his career as a Special Assistant in the World Bank, working on financial inclusion issues following the Haiti earthquake. He is also a Fellow at Yale University, in the Global Justice Program. He holds an MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and MA and BA degrees from Johns Hopkins.