Ashifi Gogo

Founded and CEO Sproxil®

Ashifi Gogo founded Sproxil® in 2009 and currently serves as the company’s Chief Executive Officer. Under his leadership, Sproxil developed its award-winning Mobile Product Authentication™ (MPATM) technology that has been used over 14 million times by consumers in 5 countries to verify the authenticity of their products. Ashifi’s work has been recognized through a variety of awards and fellowships. 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 #7 most innovative worldwide, beating 99 of the Fortune 100 companies. Ashifi currently serves on the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Social Innovation and on the Meta-Council on the Illicit Economy.

Ashifi earned a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College and a B.A. in mathematics and physics from Whitman College. He is Dartmouth’s first-ever Ph.D. Innovation Fellow.