Mitch Blaser

Regional Director for Data, Innovation and Civic Technology
Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC)

Mitch Blaser has worked at the Millennium Challenge Corporation, an independent U.S. Government development agency, since 2015.  He is Regional Director for Data, Innovation and Civic Technology, working to foster sustainable development through digital transformation in low-income countries by improving data analysis and use.  

Mitch has been working in technology development in Africa since 2007.  Before joining MCC in Tanzania, he worked as lead designer for data centers in Mauritius, VP of Marketing and Product Management for a managed services provider in Uganda, and founded a consultancy, designing and implementing a rewards system for Coca-Cola which distributed 7 million Internet bundles to Ugandans in 2012.  

Mitch previously worked on cutting-edge cryptography application designs and built a distribution network for VPN equipment for a Canadian technology start-up, which laid the foundation for the company’s acquisition.