Senior Director, Program Technology, Mercy Corps
Jeff Wishnie is Mercy Corps' Senior Director of Program Technology. He is responsible for the design and implementation use of ICTs to improve the effectiveness, reach, scale, and efficiency of Mercy Corps' programming globally. Jeff also provides technology strategy advising to Mercy Corps' Social Venture investment fund. Jeff serves on the board of directors SIMLabs and H. He holds a B.S. in Symbolic Systems from Stanford University and is a... Read More →
Regional ICT Projects Manager, International Rescue Committee
Omar Meksassi is the Regional ICT projects manager for the ICT Lab in Serbia for the International Rescue committee working on finding solutions though innovative and technological approaches to humanitarian response initiatives. | He previously worked with local NGOs in the MENA region providing project management and development guidance, as well as having most of his experience in the private sector in the field of robotics, innovations... Read More →
Vice President -- Global Programs, NetHope
I joined NetHope in 2004 and have enjoyed watching NetHope grow from 7 member NGOs to 49 today. I look forward to meeting NetHope member NGOs and NetHope partners At the Summit to discuss the best ways to engage with NetHope for maximum impact. Reach me at email@example.com so that we can find time to meet.
Emergency Lab Technology Officer, UNHCR Innovation
John Warnes is the Emergency Lab Technology Officer for UNHCR Innovation and leads on designing and implementing technology solutions to support UNHCR's activities around communicating with communities in emergencies. Previously he worked with the Communicating with Disaster Affected Communities (CDAC) Network, exploring sector wide issues relating to communicating with communities. He has also spent time working in the private sector for a... Read More →
Data for the Community, By the Community: Feedback Loops for Sanitation, Education and Malaria Control | Mobile data collection tools have revolutionized data timeliness, breadth, and quality in less developed countries. But what happens to those data after they are aggregated and analyzed?
In cooperation with government ministries and traditional leaders in Zambia, Akros works to ensure routine surveillance data empower local decision-makers... Read More →