Bruce  Cahan

Bruce Cahan

Bruce Cahan is an Adjunct Professor in Stanford’s School of Engineering, where he has co-founded Stanford’s Sustainable Banking Initiative to develop and test new science-based underwriting and valuation models for tagging money with the intention of the depositor/investment/lender, and seeing the intended impacts achieved through project and business model operations. Bruce is currently organizing an independent teaching hospital bank, GoodBank™(io), in order to peer-validate sustainable banking culture as a safer, fairer and more positively impactful banker culture. Bruce’s current projects range from designing how we will bank in space, to improving interfaith banking and investment, to improving financing for urban systems, to using migration storytelling to improve financial literacy.
Bruce served as an emergency responder after the September 11th, 2001 World Trade Center Attacks, and is an Ashoka social entrepreneur.