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The annual ICT4D Conferences have proven to be an invaluable opportunity for NGOs, private sector organizations, universities, governmental agencies and foundations to share their experience in using ICT to increase the impact of development programs and to learn from each other.  In 2016, 715 individuals from 76 countries and 301 private sector and public sector and civil society explored the ways to harness the full power of digital solutions to achieve the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.  Our thanks to Accenture, Catholic Relief Services, Esri, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, iMerit Technology Services, Inmarsat, IS Solutions, Making All Voices Count, Mercy Corps, Microsoft, NetHope, Oxfam, Pandexio, Qualcom Wireless Reach, RTI International, SimbaNet and World Vision for making that possible.

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Kweku Koranteng

School of Public Leadership, Stellenbosch University
PhD Candidate
Ghana
Kweku Koranteng a PhD Candidate at the School of Public Leadership, Stellenbosch University and a visiting research fellow at the Department of Information Systems at the University of Ghana Business School. He the founder of a Transdisciplinary Research Network and the co-founder of ICTD Africa researchers' Network. His most publication was on social enterprise development in Ghana commissioned by the British Council - Ghana and conducted with ODI-UK. He is currently ongoing research is on Network Neutrality commissioned by Research ICT Africa, South Africa. He is an active fellow of the Information Communication Technology and Development has contributed significantly to various conference proceedings since 2010. He moderated a session at the Africa Digital Week conference in 2011 in Accra -Ghana, He went on to present at an open session workshop at the ICTD2012 conference held at Georgia Tech - Atlanta. He also moderated another open session for ICT Africa Researchers' Network Session at the ICTD 2013 conference at the University of Cape Town in 2013. At the 2015 ICTD conference held at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, He also presented at the International Network for Postgraduate Students session. He had an accumulated six years of post-graduate teaching experience. He spent four years as a graduate teaching assistance where he taught close to four thousand students' in ICT related courses. Aside his teaching background he has also had the opportunity to work with renounced research think tank and development agencies such as UNDP-Ghana, British Council - Ghana, Ghana Cocoa Bod, World Cocoa Foundation, Overseas Development Institute - UK and Research ICT Africa -South Africa in various research capacities. His Bachelors of Arts in Sociology and Political, MBA in Management Information System and his MSc in Climate Change and Sustainable Development makes him a valuable asset to any organization he works with, bringing to the fore his multi-disciplinary approach to addressing any kind of challenge presented.