Network system deployment manager. PGD in Infrastructure Management System, IIHT, India.
Scientific sustainability researcher. Previously investigated mineral industry waste for use as construction components. BA Civil Engineering. UEMA.
Junior researcher Lembaga Demografi Institute Universitas Indonesia. BA Economics Universitas Indonesia.
Uganda Scouts Association volunteer on various projects including "Water for Life" in rural areas and anti-malaria projects. BSc Software Engineering, Makerere University.
Data Analyst and Software Engineer. IE Network Solutions, Ablaze Engineering Laboratories. BSc Electrical and Computer Engineering, UOG.
Experience in indigenous regions as a specialist in safety, environment and occupational health. Researched lines in wastewater and solid waste treatment. BSc Environmental Technology Engineer. PUCH.
Nanotechnology Engineer and Data Analyst from Orizaba, Mexico. Passionate about data, programming, and maths. BA in Nanotechnology. MA in Data Science, ITESO.
Full Stack Freelance Developer. Previously Head of Education at A2SV. Lectured on Data Structure and Algorithms. BSc Engineering, AAiT.
Petroleum geoscientist turned data analyst. Learned programming with Afrofem Coders. Geophysical field exploration for oil and gas resources and geological field study of rocks as part of the Semiliki field excursion project. Bsc. Petroleum Geoscience and Production. MUK.
Costa Rican coffee farm manager. Managed projects involving pineapple, oyster, mushrooms, and Rambuhealth Antioxidants with Inversiones y Capitales Rotativos Icaro. BA economics, Texas Christian University.
Self-taught photographer depicting the living condictions of specific populations across the globe, with a particular focus on Africa. BSc in Computer Science, EUROF.
Led the global coffee practice at TechnoServe for 13 years. Partnered with the Gates Foundation to help a million people out of poverty. Sustainability counselor to multinational firms. Worked for McKinsey. BCom and MCom, Finance from UNSW in Australia. MBA from Yale.
Researcher in GfK Polonia, a market research Institution. TA in statistics MSc Statistics, at the University of Economics in Katowice, Poland. Studied Computing at Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology in Ireland.
Software Engineer at Polish's largest scientific institute - National Center for Nuclear Research, and commercial software companies (Touk). Nonprofits and OSS enthusiasts. BS Computer Science, Military University of Technology in Warsaw.
Interactive Designer and Data Visualization Engineer. Previously worked as a visual journalist at Thomson Reuters, Axios and The Wall Street Journal. MA Journalism, University of Missouri.
Son and grandson of Colombian coffee farmers. 28 years in coffee and cocoa. Guatemala Country Director, Neumann. Colombia Country Director, OLAM. Former board member ASOEXPORT and ADEC. B Business, M. Finance, Bogotá Colombia.
Data Analyst. Pangolin and small carnivores researcher. Save Vietnam's Wildlife. BA Biology, St. Olaf College.
Agricultural development and humanitarian food assistance. UN Malawi, Tony Blair Institute Togo, fieldwork in Senegal and Ethiopia. MA Global Human Development, Georgetown School of Foreign Service.
General Counsel with over 25+ years of experience as a corporate attorney. JD from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.
Mexican Actuary, loves all about math. Consultant in retirement, calculating actuarial valuations and pensions. Data analyst for Latin America grocery retailers sales data. BSc Actuarial Science, BUAP.
An industry leader with a proven track record over twenty-two years, equipped with in-depth experience in and exposure to sourcing, growing, roasting, quality control and retail processes across multiple environments. Over a decade in sensory evaluation of green coffee, grading of green coffee, botanicals and specialty tea. Worked with Stumptown Coffee and Allegro Coffee/Whole Foods Market.
Data scientist and underwriter of climate insurance programs for AXA. Passionate about agriculture & climate resilience. MSc in executive engineering and statistics from Mines Paristech.
Interactive Designer and Data Visualization Engineer. Google News Fellow previously at ZEIT ONLINE. Experience developing data visualizations in the news, public and science sectors. BA Interface Design.
NASA contractor, data archive for projects Hubble Space Telescope and Kepler. Charitable Services Analyst Goldman Sachs Company subsidiary. BS Mathematics and Psychology, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Deloitte Public Sector, International Development, and Sustainability. Lwala Community Alliance, Kenya. BS in Science, Technology, and International Affairs, Georgetown School of Foreign Service.
Senior Frontend Engineer with 15 years in web development. Previously at Docker and KRY. Records TypeScript and CSS video series and contributes to open source. BA Game design, UAM Brazil. BA Law, FMU.
Fourth generation manager of a Guatemalan coffee estate. Managed agricultural training for 20,000+ farmers. B. Agricultural Engineering, University of Florida and MBA, Valparaiso University.
20+ years in coffee; sourcing coffee Tanzanian highlands, Cameroon country manager, Singapore trading, Specialty and Sustainability Manager Winterthur, Asia Pacific regional manager. 4C governance council, VP Swiss Coffee traders Association, Advisory Panel UN Forum for Sustainable Standards. BSc Ag., Harper Adams University and MBA Rotterdam School of Management.
Former agribusiness analyst with BMI Research (Fitch Group). Delivered consulting projects for ITC, ILO, UNECA, the European Commission, and Royal Canin (Mars Petcare). International trade and sustainable development experience with IDDRI (Paris), TechnoServe, Emerging Markets Consulting (Phnom Penh). BA English Language and Literature Oxford, MA International Development, Science-Po.
20 under 20 Thiel Fellow. Y Combinator fellow. Last startup HoneyInsured was built on her Harvard published research, cited in House and Senate testimonies. BA Applied Mathematics in Statistics and Computer Science, Harvard.
Market research consultant at Quadrant Strategies. Sustainability consulting internship at Quantis. Experience in agricultural microfinance. Designed an off-grid cooling device for fruits and vegetables. BA Yale, MBA MIT.
Data analysis and visualization for libraries and archives. Neuroscience research assistant at the Vollum Institute, Oregon Health & Sciences University. Primate research in Costa Rica and South Africa. MLIS, University of Washington. BA Biology, Reed College.
Software Engineer, first employee at open-source startup Baserow. Built geospatial museum mobile game and also worked in fintech. M.Eng Computing, Imperial College London.
Swiss banking sector for UBS, Credit Suisse, and Julius Bär. Childs Dream Foundation Chiang Mai, Thailand. BBus Admin/International Management. University of Applied Sciences Karlsruhe, Germany.
Experience in market research and managing palm oil smallholder sustainability projects in central Kalimantan. BEc Universitas, Indonesia.
J-PAL, Latin America engaging policymakers on social program design using scientific evidence. BSc Software and Industrial Engineering, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile. MPA Econ. and Development, Harvard Kennedy School.
Worked at the intersection of technology and political organizing. Digital Director on multiple state-wide and nationally focused political campaigns. Technology specialist in the private sector. Computer Science, NMSU.
Experience in projects with vulnerable populations. BSc Sociology, University of Nariño, Colombia.
Managed strategic policy initiatives for the Government of Singapore in education, tourism, and social services. Product management at Vulcan AI and Glassdoor. BA Philosophy, Politics, and Economics, University of Oxford. MA International Politics, Sciences Po (Paris) and Fudan University. MBA, MIT Sloan.
Managed social and educational programs with communities affected from internal armed conflict. Front line for certifications within the integrated management system for the biggest flower production company in Colombia. Technologist in Environmental Management Systems, SENA. Certificate in IT Support Professional, Google.
Data analyst at an artificial intelligence Mexican startup. Passionate about using data to fight poverty with a gender perspective. BA in Government, BA in Economics, Universidad Panamericana.
Stumptown Coffee Roasters lead educator and account manager. Elementary school teacher in the Marshall island. Loves to find creative ways to facilitate empowerment through education. BA Sustainable Development, Columbia.
Sustainability and Certification Branch Manager Barry Callebaut, Côte d’Ivoire. Trained rural communities to grow medicinal plants to combat malaria. BEng, ESA/INPHB in Yamoussoukro, Côte d’Ivoire.
Audit Automation across industries in East Africa. Researcher on PEPFAR supporting services project in Kenya. BComm, Finance, CUEA.
International development and public policy. J-PAL, The World Bank, OECD, and UNICEF. Closely collaborating with the Government of Indonesia, Mongolia, and Anglophone Sub-Saharan African countries on sustainable development topics. MPA in Economic and Political Development from SIPA, Columbia University. BA International Relations, Universitas Indonesia.
Pro Bono Counsel. 15+ years practising law. Held senior legal roles with multinational companies. Currently with an international organization. LL.M. from Harvard Law.
Previous work with Life Cycle Impact Assessment modelling and quantification in kg of CO2 equivalent. Volunteer scientific content writer and researcher at the NGO Climate Science. BS Sustainable Development Engineering from Tecnológico de Monterrey.
UN agencies, Honduras, inclusive agricultural and rural development. B. Ag. Science and Natural Resources, EARTH University. Masters, Rural Development University of San Carlos Guatemala. Ph.D. Ag. Environmental Sciences, University of Zaragoza.
Experience working in agriculture and extractive supply chains in Ethiopia, Liberia, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone. McKinsey, Ethiopia. Passionate about making global supply chains work for developing countries and smallholders. MBA Trinity College Dublin.
Farmer and agribusiness entrepreneur. Led rural value chain development work for over 12 years for TechnoServe, Chemonics and MCA-Nicaragua. Fellow Central American Leadership Initiative. Member Aspen Global Leadership Network. MBA UC Berkeley and BS Agricultural Operations Management University of Florida.
Mathematician, philosopher, former mountaineering guide. Alpinist in Patagonia. BSc Math, University of Los Andes, Bogotá. Independently studied via Consorsa: Machine learning (Stanford), Data Structures (UCSD), Data Science (John Hopkins), and Deep Learning (deeplearning.ai).
Grew up among coffee farmers in North Sumatra highland. Passionate about coffee and coffee farming. Junior researcher economic and agricultural research. BEc Stindo Medan, North Sumatra.
Data analyst and research assistant on projects that supported social and behavior change in the health sector of Kenya. BSc Statistics, JKUAT.
14 years practicing attorney in the U.S. and Canada, litigating cases from trial through Supreme Court appeals. Worked on whistleblowing and employee complaints at a multinational financial institution. BA Political Science, University of Toronto and JD, Harvard Law.
Institut Géographique National FI, Data Quality Control. Co-authored and designed ultra-low power gateways for environment monitoring wireless sensor networks, IEEE. BSc Computer Engineering, Makerere University.
Data Analyst. IT Officer at Bank of Abyssinia. MSc in Project Management. MBA Business Analytics and Big Data, IE University.
Self taught digital marketer and media content creator. BA Business Computing, Ndejje University.
Geospatial researcher of the changed environment at a large-scale. BSc Environmental Science, MSc Computing and Informatics. BrownU.
Cryptologic Arabic Linguist USAF, Deployment Strategist Palantir Technologies Middle East. Built the data pipelines and interaction system that allowed a humanitarian aide organization to identify and address need and distribute limited resources across a warzone. BA Computer Sciences / Mathematics, double in Music.
25+ years experience establishing, growing, and managing commercial and impact orientated food, retail, and energy businesses. MBA University of Lincoln.
Ag-tech and social startup builder, Polymath Ventures. Passionate about agricultural sustainability. BA in Business Administration, University of Los Andes, Colombia.
Front end focused software engineer. BSc Computer Science, UMN.
Machine Learning Operations. 15 years at Volcafe Ltd in roles ranging from agronomist, coffee trader, sustainability manager, co-creator of farmer support and services program geared towards farmer´s sustainable profitability, global climate lead, carbon accounting coordination. Agronomist and MSc Agribusiness, Earth University and University of Costa Rica.
Sustainability and social impact for venture capital, Energy Impact Partners. Regenerative agriculture, TomKat Ranch. Land conservation, JMT Wilderness Conservancy. BS Environmental Systems Engineering (Minor in Psychology), MS Sustainability Science and Practice, Stanford University.
Engineer on presidential campaign and a number of VC-backed startups. Cookbook author. AB Computer Science and Visual Arts, Brown University.
Chartered Accountant CA(SA), since 2009. Audit Manager at PWC Stellenbosch, Senior Audit Manager at PKF Cape Town. Financial Manager at Delecta Fruit exporting company. Trainor at national audit firms and presented other courses such as financial for non-financial managers. B Acc (Hons) & B Com Acc (Hons) UFS.
20 years in tech. Worked for some of the largest tech companies such as China Mobile, Huawei, and Unisys. Cofounded an AgTech startup and a miniature Community Supported Agriculture farm. BE, CQU.
Managed Digital Drum Initiative in Uganda, Uganda Scouts Association Safe Water, Scouts Against Malaria, Scouting for Peace. Computer networks, database design, and content management. BA IT and Comp. Science, Ndejje University.
Brazilian agronomist. Development of projects in Brazilian coffee growing areas. Projects with bacteria decomposing organic matter. University Federal de Viçosa - Minas Gerais.
Computer scientist who reads too much Wikipedia. BS Computer Science, Georgia Institute of Technology.
Developed a sustainable business model for small business commercializing specialty coffees with direct clients. Developed a productive area for roasted coffee and a coffeeshop. MS, Zamorano.
20 years as a coffee researcher focusing on plant breeding and farming practices. BSc Crop Science, University of Tay Nguyen, Vietnam. MSc of Biotechnology, SCU, Australia. PhD Biotechnology applied in agriculture, UQ Australia.
Research and consulting projects on poverty alleviation and gender dynamics in Latin America. MA in Political Studies, National University of Colombia.
Researched armed social conflict issues, Southern Colombia. Experience in management and training in rural areas within the Department of Nariño. Sociology, University of Nariño.
Previous work includes applying physics to problems in computer vision and folded engineering. Crafted software and web services in the commercial, defense and research sectors, for organisations such as NASA. AB Literary Art, Brown University.
Project Coordinator for Sustainable Natural Resource Management project by JICA. BA Community Development, DLU, Vietnam.
Y Combinator fellow. Last startup HoneyInsured was built on his Harvard published research. BA Applied Mathematics in Statistics and Computer Science, top 24 Phi Beta Kappa, Harvard.
Executive Assistant. Aviation and hospitality sectors. Restaurant owner Australia. B. Business CSU, Australia.
Cognitive scientist turned data analyst. Studied the human visual system and built computational models from behavioral data as a postdoc at Harvard Medical School/BWH. PhD in Computer Science UMB.
Software Engineer & UX Researcher. Previously worked with startup founders and corporate innovators to develop new products & services. MSc Innovation Management & BSc Business Informatics, UAS Technikum Vienna
Organic certifier BCS Ethiopia, Sustainability Advisor, Technoserve, Coffee Cooperative Organiser. MA Bus. Admin. Leadstar College. BA Finance & Dev. Economics Addis University. Agriculture, Ambo College.
Knighted for his services to statistics. Winton Professor for the Public Understanding of Risk in the Statistical Laboratory at the University of Cambridge. Consultant for the World Anti-Doping Agency. Former President of the Royal Statistical Society. Fellow of the Royal Society. Former Fellows include Isaac Newton and Albert Einstein. Research interests include Bayesian methods in statistics and algorithm transparency.
Known for his work on the mathematics of random systems arising in probability theory and statistical mechanics. Professor of Mathematical Statistics in the Statistical Laboratory, University of Cambridge. Former Head of the Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics. Fellow of the Royal Society, hailed as "one of the broadest probabilists of his generation". Former Fellows include Charles Darwin and Stephen Hawking.
Knighted in 2019 for his services to business. Served as global Managing Director of McKinsey & Company. Chairman of Rolls-Royce Holdings. Non-Executive Director at Johnson & Johnson, Teach for All Inc, and Big Society Trust. Senior Advisor to Apax Partners LLP and a Non-Executive Board Member at the UK Cabinet Office. Undergraduate degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics, University of Oxford.
Awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics in 2019 for his work on poverty alleviation. Gates Professor of Developing Societies at Harvard University. One of Scientific American's "50 researchers of the Year". Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a MacArthur Fellow, a Presidential Faculty Fellow, and a World Economic Forum "Young Global Leader". Recent research examines education, health, water, and agriculture in developing countries. PhD in Economics, Harvard University.
Bill has 20 plus years of experience in the financial markets including banking, asset management and technology. Formerly the head of Global Securitized Products at JP Morgan, head of securitized products at Citadel Investment Group and head of asset management and chief investment officer of Carrington Capital Management. Bill and his wife, Lesley, also own an organic farm, and two award winning restaurants. Bill also serves on the Board of Directors at the Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture, and Greenwich Land Trust.
Matt DesChamps is the Chief Operating Officer and a founding partner of Kepos Capital LP. Prior to Kepos, Matt was a founding principal of Satellite Asset Management, L.P. and Chair of its Operating Committee. Formally, Matt worked at Morgan Stanley and Coopers & Lybrand, LLC. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Matt is also a member of the Board of Trustees of Franklin & Marshall College.
David has 25 plus years legal experience with startups and technology firms. Most recently David served as the General Counsel and Secretary of technology company Criteo S.A, and was previously General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer at Infosys. Prior to Infosys, David was Chief Legal Officer at JDA Software, Inc., General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Better Place, Inc., and General Counsel and Secretary for Business Objects S.A. Dave began his professional career with IBM where he held various legal leadership roles.