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EY - Ashifi Gogo

Ashifi Gogo


Ashifi Gogo founded Sproxil in 2009 and currently serves as the company’s Chief Executive Officer. Under his leadership, Sproxil developed its award-winning Sproxil Defender technology, which has been used more than 55 million times by consumers in five countries to verify the authenticity of their products and earn instant rewards for their loyalty.

In 2015, Ashifi was named to Fortune’s 40 under 40 list. He was awarded the Social Entrepreneur of the Year award in 2014 by the Schwab Foundation. In 2013, Sproxil was named the world’s most innovative company in health care by Fast Company and No. 7 on the most innovative worldwide list, beating 99 of the Fortune 100 companies.

Ashifi served on the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Social Innovation and on the Meta-Council on the Illicit Economy. He holds a US Patent and has earned a PhD from Dartmouth College and a BA from Whitman College. He is Dartmouth’s first-ever PhD Innovation Fellow.