Drew Propson

Head Of Technology And Innovation In Financial Services at World Economic Forum

Drew Propson has a diverse work experience spanning multiple industries and roles. Drew worked at the World Economic Forum from 2016, where they served as the Head of Technology and Innovation in Financial Services, leading initiatives in digital transformation and focusing on AI, emerging technologies, fintech, and financial regulation. Drew also held the position of Lead, Financial Services during their time at the forum. Prior to this, Drew worked in Private Equity as a Consultant/Analyst from 2015 to 2016. Drew also worked as a Consultant at the Inter-American Development Bank from 2013 to 2016. Before their career in finance, Drew was involved in international development at Harvard University, managing the Spain and Latin America division of an international development startup and teaching Spanish and Hispanic literature courses as a faculty member. Drew began their career as a Graduate Student Instructor and Course Leader at UC Berkeley.

Drew Propson has an extensive education history. Drew holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) degree in Painting from the University of Washington. Drew also pursued a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Hispanic Languages and Literatures at the University of California, Berkeley. In addition, Drew has undertaken two Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) programs. One at Columbia Business School, focusing on EMBA-Global with a specialization in Finance, and the other at London Business School, where they pursued a similar EMBA-Global degree with a concentration in Finance. However, the specific years of enrollment for each program are not provided.



  • Head Of Technology And Innovation In Financial Services

    2020 - present

  • Lead Financial Services

    September, 2016