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. Sultan has served as an advisor to the US Treasury, G7, FDIC, OCC, and the FBI in the areas of cybersecurity, quantum computing, and artificial intelligence. He is a distinguished member of the Bretton Woods Committee, a member of the Forbes Technology Council, and a member of the Missouri Advisory Committee for the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition.
Currently, Sultan 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, Sultan worked on an aid mission to help implement digital banking in Kenya and Uganda. Working alongside fintechs and central banks, Sultan 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.
Sultan 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.
Sultan currently lectures at Washington University as an adjunct faculty member, and his published works cover topics including artificial intelligence, biotech, big data, analytics, and startups. He is a contributor to the Cyberlaw Podcast and has appeared in a variety of media, including American Banker, Fox, Forbes, Business Insider, the Financial Revolutionist, Lawfare, S&P, and others.