Sultan Moezali Meghji


Adjunct Associate Professor in the Engineering Graduate and Professional Programs

Sultan Meghji most recently served as the inaugural Chief Innovation Officer at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation of the United States Government. A noted expert in AI, Biotech, Cybersecurity, Quantum Computing & Web3, he also serves as a scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, a fellow at the George Mason National Security Institute and is a distinguished member of the Bretton Woods Committee. Mr. Meghji also serves as a professor in the graduate programs at Duke University's Pratt Engineering School with a focus on AI, Web3 & Cybersecurity. Mr. Meghji has a 30 year career in technology, including launching, scaling and selling a number of startups in frontier technologies, biotech and fintech. He currently advises both America's Frontier Fund and Reciprocal Ventures

He has served in an advisory capacity to the US government: Central Intelligence Agency, Department of Homeland Security, Federal Bureau of Investigations, Federal Reserve, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and Department of the Treasury. Internationally he has served as an advisor to the German Bundesbank, European Central Bank, G7, G20, International Monetary Fund, United Nations and the governments of Singapore and the United Kingdom. He is a contributor to Bloomberg, CNN, Forbes, Fox, NBC, Newsnation, Sky News as well as a variety of podcasts, currently including the Cyberlaw Podcast.

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Adjunct Associate Professor in the Engineering Graduate and Professional Programs

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  • B.S. University of Illinois, 1999

Courses Taught

  • CYBERSEC 590: Advanced Topics in Cybersecurity
  • FINTECH 590: Advanced Topics in Financial Technology