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Featured Speakers

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Yossi Matias

Vice President, Engineering
avatar for Charlotte Lindsey-Curtet

Charlotte Lindsey-Curtet

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
Director of Communication and Information Management
avatar for Paul Musser

Paul Musser

Senior Vice President, Humanitarian, Development and Donors at...
avatar for Gwi-Yeop Son

Gwi-Yeop Son

United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)
Director of Corporate Programmes
avatar for Nicole Robinson

Nicole Robinson

Corporate Vice President, Government Market Solutions
avatar for Steve Collar

Steve Collar

O3b Networks
Chief Executive Officer
avatar for Barbara Span

Barbara Span

Western Union
Vice President, Global Public Affairs
avatar for Molly Jackman

Molly Jackman

Public Policy Research Manager
avatar for Andrew Harper

Andrew Harper

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Head – UNHCR Innovation
avatar for Erica Kochi

Erica Kochi

United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
Co-Founder – UNICEF Innovation
avatar for Daudi Were

Daudi Were

Chief Executive Officer
avatar for Michael Golz

Michael Golz

Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer - Americas
avatar for Charu Adesnik

Charu Adesnik

Cisco Foundation
Deputy Director
avatar for Enrica Porcari

Enrica Porcari

World Food Programme (WFP)
Chief Information Officer and Chair of the Emergency...
avatar for Milo Medin

Milo Medin

Vice President - Access Services
avatar for Patrick Meier

Patrick Meier

Executive Director



Rob Acker

Chief Executive Officer
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Heba Aly

avatar for Thea Anderson

Thea Anderson

Mercy Corps
Director, Financial Inclusion
avatar for Alpha Bah

Alpha Bah

World Food Programme (WFP)
Chief – Emergency Telecommunications Cluster and IT Emergency...
avatar for Linus Bengtsson

Linus Bengtsson

Executive Director
avatar for Ed Bice

Ed Bice

Chief Executive Officer
avatar for Cameron Birge

Cameron Birge

Microsoft Philanthropies
Humanitarian Response Manager
avatar for Matt Bohan

Matt Bohan

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Senior Program Officer – Financial Services for the Poor
avatar for Bryan Breckenridge

Bryan Breckenridge

Executive Director, Box.org
avatar for Brent Carbno

Brent Carbno

Ericsson Response
Program Director
avatar for Marian Casey-Maslen

Marian Casey-Maslen

Communicating with Disaster Affected Communities (CDAC) Network
avatar for Brum Cerzosimo

Brum Cerzosimo

UltiSat Inc.
Senior Director Global Accounts
avatar for Daniel Couture

Daniel Couture

United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
Chief Information Officer
avatar for Jack Deasy

Jack Deasy

O3b Networks
Vice President, Government Solutions
avatar for Ben Donahue

Ben Donahue

Souktel Digital Solutions
Senior Business Development Manager
avatar for Kareem Elbayar

Kareem Elbayar

United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)
Technology Partnerships Adviser
avatar for Silvia Figueira

Silvia Figueira

Santa Clara University
Associate Professor of Computer Engineering and Director, Frugal...
avatar for Lily Frey

Lily Frey

Electronic Cash Transfer Learning Action Network (ELAN)
Electronic Cash Transfer Officer
avatar for Simon Gray

Simon Gray

Vice President of Humanitarian Affairs
avatar for Dakota Gruener

Dakota Gruener

Executive Director
avatar for Joseph Guay

Joseph Guay

The Policy Lab
avatar for Connie Guglielmo

Connie Guglielmo

Editor in Chief

Allen Hammond

Santa Clara University
Director of the Law and Public Policy Program and the Broadband...
avatar for David Hartshorn

David Hartshorn

Global VSAT Forum
Secretary General
avatar for Mark Hawkins

Mark Hawkins

Save the Children
Global Field Technology Manager
avatar for Gilles Hoffmann

Gilles Hoffmann

Government of Luxembourg
Emergency.lu Coordinator
avatar for Christian Hyde

Christian Hyde

Hyde & Associates
avatar for Anahi Ayala Iacucci

Anahi Ayala Iacucci

Senior Director, Humanitarian Programmes
avatar for Sam Kansara

Sam Kansara

Product Manager - Google Wallet
avatar for Christine Knudsen

Christine Knudsen

Executive Director
avatar for Dale Kunce

Dale Kunce

American Red Cross
Global Lead – ICT and Analytics
avatar for Alan Kuresevic

Alan Kuresevic

SES Techcom
Vice President, Engineering
avatar for Isaac Kwamy

Isaac Kwamy

Director, Global Programs, Humanitarian Disaster Management
avatar for Pat Lanthier

Pat Lanthier

Rivera/Lanthier and Associates
Founder and Principal
avatar for Corey Marshall

Corey Marshall

Director, Splunk4Good
avatar for Chrissy Martin

Chrissy Martin

US Agency for International Development (USAID)
Digital Finance Expert
avatar for Gregory Matthews

Gregory Matthews

International Rescue Committee
Deputy Director of Economic Programs for Cash Initiatives
avatar for Josh Musick

Josh Musick

Principal Design Director
avatar for Meghan Nesbit

Meghan Nesbit

Director, Nonprofit Market Development
avatar for Amanda Noonan

Amanda Noonan

Strategy Director – frogImpact
avatar for Olly Parsons

Olly Parsons

GSM Association (GSMA)
Market Engagement Manager, Disaster Response
avatar for Rebecca Petras

Rebecca Petras

Translators without Borders
Deputy Director
avatar for Jeff Pitman

Jeff Pitman

Lead of Product Engineering, Google Translate
avatar for Beth Porter

Beth Porter

United Nations Capital Development Fund
Policy Advisor, Financial Inclusion and Better Than Cash Alliance
avatar for Nicholas van Praag

Nicholas van Praag

Ground Truth Solutions
avatar for Greg Puley

Greg Puley

United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)
Senior Advisor, Coordination and Response Division
avatar for Kyla Reid

Kyla Reid

GSM Association (GSMA)
Head of Digital Identity and Disaster Response
avatar for Simone Ross

Simone Ross

Techonomy Media
avatar for Joseph Sargi

Joseph Sargi

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees – Lebanon
Communicating with Communities Associate
avatar for Meg Sattler

Meg Sattler

Communicating with Disaster Affected Communities (CDAC) Network
Innovations Specialist
avatar for Daniel P. Scarnecchia

Daniel P. Scarnecchia

Harvard Humanitarian Initiative
Researcher at Signal Program on Human Security and Technology
avatar for Erik Schlegel

Erik Schlegel

Senior Engineer
avatar for Frank Schott

Frank Schott

Vice President of Global Programs
avatar for Steve Schwartz

Steve Schwartz

Social Impact Marketing Manager
avatar for Dr. Satwik Seshasai

Dr. Satwik Seshasai

Chief Technology Officer
avatar for Jalal Shah

Jalal Shah

World Food Programme (WFP)
Global ETC Coordinator
avatar for Hani Shannak

Hani Shannak

United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
Chief, ICTD Operations
avatar for June Sugiyama

June Sugiyama

Vodafone Americas Foundation
avatar for Sarah Telford

Sarah Telford

United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)
Program Lead – Centre for Humanitarian Data
avatar for Shara Tibken

Shara Tibken

Senior Reporter
avatar for Diane Wagner

Diane Wagner

Director, Language Solutions
avatar for Adele Waugaman

Adele Waugaman

Senior Advisor, Digital Health