Charles Ojei is director of Samsung East Africa. Nigerian, he has 11 years of experience and has worked with companies such as Procter & Gamble, GE and DuPont in the areas of technology, telecommunications, agriculture and health. He is co-founder of Pulse Active Savings in San Francisco, California. The company was one of six finalists in Hult Prize, the world's largest Social Business competition, partnership of former President Bill Clinton. He also acts as consultant agriculture and health of the International Presidential Council of Togo.
Charles began his career at the University of Lagos in Nigeria where he graduated in administration. He has a master's degree in social entrepreneurship by the International Hult Business School in San Francisco California.
Chinedo Ugwu is Program Manager at General Electric Healthymagination Africa where she serves as an operations leader responsible for scaling and penetration initiatives in the market. Engineer Medical for the University of Bradford and Master in Science and Bioengineering from Imperial College London, she began her career at General Electric as an engineer in IT projects, later becoming the commercial leader in England and Strategist Global in the US before returning to Nigeria, her home country, to work in GE Social Responsibility area, uniting her passion for innovation and market development.
Amanda is Senior Manager of Amazon.com products. A graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Master from Harvard University, she worked in the administrative team Instiglio, Inc., a social enterprise of the Harvard Innovation Lab that creates innovative ways to monetize the social impact in developing countries and has already received several awards. Amanda has worked as a consultant for engineering and projects for Citi Global Corporate Investment Bank, JP Morgan and Harvard University where she served as strategic advisor product for some of the largest technology firms in the United States and India.
Alfredo is the director of Izzui, a subsidiary company of Affero, one of the biggest E-learning businesses in Brazil. In the past, he was the director of Razorfish, and consultant at I-Cube with clients like Charles Schwab, SAP, Zurich Insurance and startups in the areas of financing and technology. Italian, Alfredo has a Masters degree in Electric Engineering through Boston University.
Carl is a relations manager with the Investor Yunus Social Business, multinational NGO, founded by Nobel Peace Prize winner Professor Yunus Muhhamed that operates in 7 countries to develop and investi in business solutions for social problems. Carl was Chief Investment Officer of Bank Sal. Oppenheim Jr and Cie in London and served as Vice-Chairman of the Toronto Dominion Bank where he developed electronic platforms of exchange in developing countries. He also worked as a consultant Baltimore Government in partnership with the Open Society Institute, and Johns Hopkins Endowment Fund. Carl holds a degree in economics from the University Marburg.
David is an American economist with a Ph.D from Columbia University. He worked for US Federal Reserve Board in Washington and was a professor at Hosei University in Tokyo, Japan. David developed important strategies and various studies in Asia and served as Country Director of the Asian Development Bank in Indonesia for almost 20 years.
He started the Regional Economic Cooperation in Central Asia (CAREC) and was coordinator of the Greater Mekong Subregion iniative (GMS). Currently he is professor of Economic Development Hult International Business School in San Francisco, USA.