Mohammed Badi is the Chief Strategy Officer at American Express. In this role, he is responsible for the company’s medium-to-long term enterprise-wide strategy, running the company’s long-range planning process and ensuring alignment between the enterprise strategy, business unit strategies and the M&A strategy. Prior to joining American Express in October 2018, Dr. Badi was Senior Partner and Managing Director at The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) where he led the firm’s global Payments & Transaction Banking Practice. Dr. Badi had broad exposure to the strategic, operational and organizational challenges facing the payments industry and worked with a number of fintechs, payments companies and banks. Prior to BCG, Dr. Badi worked with multiple technology start-ups. He cofounded a Silicon Valley medical device startup, was part of the pre-initial public offering team of a technology start-up and worked as a scientist for a number of years with NASA’s Gravity Probe B Relativity Mission. Dr. Badi earned his doctorate, Master of Science and Bachelor of Science degrees in electrical engineering and his Bachelor of Arts degree in French – all from Stanford University. He has served on the Faculty of Electrical Engineering at Stanford University and is current an adjunct professor at NYU’s Stern School of Business. He is a Trustee of the Tenement Museum of New York City. Dr. Badi lives in New York City with his wife and two daughters.