Israel Keys is the founder and CEO of BloomSolutions – a financial technology startup providing modern blockchain solutions to money transfer businesses and financial institutions around the world.

He combines a background in international humanitarian development and technology startups. Prior to the Philippines he led two high-tech startups in Boston, USA; and directed the programmatic efforts of an INGO in Mozambique. He came to the Philippines to help respond to typhoon Haiyan.

Israel holds a Masters in Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and Bachelor Degrees in Engineering and Science from the University of Queensland, Australia.

He brings insight from multiple disciplines and is passionate about fostering innovation, developing people and building impactful organisations.