Lee Babcock

Lee Babcock is a recognized digital finance thought leader with robust private sector, development implementation and consulting experience. He is committed to public-private collaboration that drives locally sustainable development initiatives in rural areas and provides a return on investment.

He has conceptualized, managed and structured strategic alliances for mobile money projects in Indonesia, Tanzania and Ghana, and worked as USAID-senior advisor to the Indonesian Bank Restructuring Agency. He managed the largest office of a $250 million USAID-funded Business Development Program in Bosnia that was designed to rapidly invigorate SME growth after the war. He also served as a U.S. Peace Corps subject matter expert, and privatization policy advisor to the prime minister’s office in Latvia.

He is passionate about the potential of mobile money to do for the base of the economic pyramid what commercial banking did for the industrial revolution.

Posts by Lee Babcock

Subscribe to NextBillion Notes in September for a FREE GIVEAWAY
Get NextBillion's top articles, jobs, events – and a FREE chapter of 'Social Value Investing: A Management Framework for Effective Partnerships,' by Howard W. Buffett and William B. Eimicke – delivered to your inbox each Wednesday this month.
No Thanks
Thank you for signing up to receive the NextBillion Notes newsletter.
We respect your privacy. Your information is safe and will never be shared.
Don't miss out. Subscribe today.