Zak joins Glenbrook with significant consulting and digital finance experience with particular knowledge of inclusive finance and economic development.

Prior to joining Glenbrook, he was a senior director of financial inclusion at Visa, where he led global initiatives for small and medium enterprises. His tenure at Visa provided him with insights into the payments world through a range of projects including real-time payments evolution, card usage for low-ticket transactions, and consumer packaged good value chains.

Zak began his career at Booz Allen Hamilton as a commercial strategy consultant, where he worked across U.S. financial services and energy projects. He holds a Master’s degree in International Affairs from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Duke University.