Sultan Meghji is a nonresident scholar in the Cyber Policy Initiative at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. His research focuses on the architecture of the global financial system, cyber and critical infrastructure security, and the impact of artificial intelligence and quantum computing. Meghji has served as an adviser to the U.S. Department of the Treasury, G7, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. He is a distinguished member of the Bretton Woods Committee and is a member of both the Forbes Technology Council and the Missouri Advisory Committee for the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition.
Meghji began his career at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, where he developed artificial intelligence systems and first-generation internet technologies. Over his career, he has provided senior business and technology leadership at organizations including ABN AMRO, American Express, Monsanto, United Airlines, and more. Currently, Meghji serves as co-founder and chief executive officer at Neocova, a financial technology firm focused on providing secure cloud-native, AI-based software for community banks and credit unions.
Prior to Neocova, Meghji worked on an aid mission to help implement digital banking in Kenya and Uganda. Working alongside financial technology firms and central banks, Meghji focused on creating peer-to-peer banking solutions in underserved areas. This successful mission resulted in hundreds of thousands of people in Africa and Central Asia gaining access to these services.
Meghji currently lectures at Washington University in St. Louis as an adjunct faculty member, and his published works cover topics including artificial intelligence, biotech, big data, analytics, and startups. His work is frequently published in major business outlets such as Forbes, Xconomy, and the Financial Revolutionist.