Natasha Bansgopaul is the Co-Founder and COO of VegaX Holdings and a White House Presidential Innovation Fellow detailed to The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Natasha is an experienced financial technology, marketing, research, and M&A professional with over 10+ years of demonstrated leadership through key strategic roles at Fortune100 companies. She is the founder of three fintech companies focused on the digitization of financial services: DarcMatter, Konstellation, and VegaX; representing over $7.0 Bn in assets under management and users from over 65+ countries. Featured in Fortune, Black Enterprise, Korea Times, and FastCompany, Natasha was recognized as “Female Entrepreneur of the Year” in 2018 and holds an MBA from The Pennsylvania State University. Natasha has led her companies to secure numerous awards globally such as NextMoney Global FinTech Finals, “Best FinTech Solution for Hedge Funds,” and “Best Blockchain Technology Provider” in the 2019 Wealth Management.com Industry Awards.
As a 2021 Presidential Innovation Fellow (PIF), Natasha is detailed to NIST and leads key research initiatives on artificial intelligence. With a passion for learning, business development, diversity and inclusion, and technology, Natasha continues to be a leader and advocate for the development and adoption of FinTech and A.I. solutions globally.