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Tuesday, March 21 • 9:00am - 9:30am
Welcoming Remarks

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A brief introduction and welcome from the 2017 Humanitarian ICT Forum conveners and primary sponsors.

Speakers
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Steve Collar

Chief Executive Officer, O3b Networks
Steve Collar has been the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of O3b Networks since 2011 and guided the company through the successful build and launch of its constellation of state-of-the-art satellites and led the business into service and revenue generation. O3b now serves some of the world’s largest Telecommunications, Maritime and Energy companies as well as Governments on a global basis
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Yossi Matias

Vice President, Engineering, Google
Yossi Matias is Vice President, Engineering at Google and the Managing Director of Google’s Research and Development Center in Israel, which he established. He is also the founding executive lead of Google’s Campus Tel Aviv. Yossi has years of experience as a computer scientist, entrepreneur and executive. He has been on the Computer Science faculty at Tel Aviv University, and previously a Research Scientist at Bell Labs and visiting... Read More →
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Enrica Porcari

Chief Information Officer and Chair of the Emergency Telecommunications Cluster (ETC), World Food Programme (WFP)
Ms. Enrica Porcari is the Chief Information Officer and Director of IT of the World Food Programme (WFP) and Chair of the Emergency Telecommunications Cluster (ETC). Prior to her present appointment, Enrica spent many years at the CGIAR Consortium where she was the first CIO, then the Director of Shared Services which included ICT, procurement and support services. She was Chief of Telecommunications and Field Services at WFP from 1996 to 2002... Read More →
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Gwi-Yeop Son

Director of Corporate Programmes, United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)
Gwi-Yeop Son began her career in Haiti, assisting HIV/AIDS patients with the non-governmental organization Death and Dying Institute. She then worked with the Country Women’s Association of Nigeria, focusing on microfinance schemes, before becoming Assistant to the Managing Director of Lehman Brothers.In 1994, Ms. Son was posted to Somalia as a Programme Officer with the United Nations (UN) Development Programme (UNDP), marking the beginning of... Read More →


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