Greg Castella

Greg Castella

As leader of EssentialTech’s Humanitarian Division, Greg is passionate about innovation, humanitarian action and social entrepreneurship. Prior to working at EssentialTech, he led Innovation Coordination at MSF (Doctors Without Borders)
Theoneste Ngiruwonsanga

Theoneste Ngiruwonsanga

Theoneste Ngiruwonsanga is the Project Manager in charge of Cybersecurity and Data Privacy at Smart Africa. He has over 13 years of working experience holding IT technical and managerial positions. The last 8 years
Sonia Karkare

Sonia Karkare

Sonia Karkare is the former Director of Digital Transformation for the Operational Centre of West and Central Africa (WaCA) at Médecins Sans Frontières (Msf). In 2003, she co-founded a consulting business in New York
Lindsay Freeman

Lindsay Freeman

Lindsay Freeman is Director of Technology, Law & Policy at the Human Rights Center, UC Berkeley School of Law. She is an international criminal lawyer with experience at the International Criminal
Erin Baudo Felter

Erin Baudo Felter

Erin Baudo Felter is the Vice President of Social Impact and Sustainability at Okta and is responsible for leveraging Okta’s most important assets – its people, products and corporate resources –
Marnie Webb 

Marnie Webb 

Marnie Webb is the Chief Community Impact Officer for TechSoup and leads Caravan Studios, a division of TechSoup. In her role, she works with communities around the world to describe
Anriette Esterhuysen

Anriette Esterhuysen

Anriette Esterhuysen was the executive director of the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) – the largest ICT-focused civil society network in the world – from 2000 to 2017. She continues
Craig Newmark

Craig Newmark

Craig Newmark is the founder of Craigslist, the web-based platform that has fundamentally changed classified advertising. In 1976, Craig began his business career with IBM, where he spent nearly 17
Fathi Derder

Fathi Derder

Fathi Derder is the Managing Director of the Swiss Digital Initiative. He is a former member of Swiss Parliament, the National Council, where he was elected for two terms (2011
Rakesh Bharania

Rakesh Bharania

Rakesh Bharania is President of Tarian Innovation and has spent more than 29 years in the humanitarian sector, focusing on the intersection of emerging technologies and international crisis response. He