William Kennedy

United Nations Office for Partnerships

Will Kennedy is the Senior Programme Officer at the United Nations Office for Partnerships (UNOP) at UN Headquarters in New York. Mr. Kennedy joined the Office for Partnerships in 1998 where he is responsible for oversight of a large portfolio of global development projects being implemented by the United Nations with funding support from the UN Foundation.  Read More »

Beverly Magda

Georgetown University

Beverly Magda, Ph.D., is the Associate Dean of the Technology Management graduate program at Georgetown University. Prior to moving into academia full time, Dr. Magda spent nearly 20 years leading IT initiatives with more than half the time in education and non-profit organizations. She also was an adjunct faculty member at Johns Hopkins University in the School of Business and Hood College in the Computer Science department. Having lead many.  Read More »

Sarah McCue


A well-known advocate for the innovative use of information and communication technologies in developing countries, Dr. Sarah McCue is author of several technical books and social entrepreneur. She is founder of BluWorld, launched in collaboration with Google and Cisco Foundation to provide opportunities to youth in developing countries.  Read More »

Suneet Singh Tuli


Suneet Singh Tuli is the founder and CEO of DataWind Ltd., responsibile for the overall vision, strategy and execution for the Company’s future. He has 22 years of experience as a serial entrepreneur, having previously launched two successful companies that conducted Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) on the Nasdaq stock market. At DataWind and  Read More »

Sharon Wood

Cat in Woods

Sharon Wood is Founder/CEO of Cat In Woods, LLC, which creates and publishes apps for self-discovery. Previously, Sharon was Founder/CEO of Stone Creek Entertainment which created apps for girls and women. Her Karizmac Luminous™ app was a Top 50 and 100 app in more than 35 countries, empowering women everywhere to be confident about their  Read More »

Kat Calvin


Kat Calvin is the CEO and Founder of Blerdology, a social enterprise dedicated to the support, engagement, and growth of the black STEM community. With a focus on women, entrepreneurs and the black community, Kat's work ranges from creating events for the black tech community around the country to educating high school girls in professional and life skills and  Read More »

AppsToEmpower Advisor Coordinator

Derek Kopke


Derek Kopke is Executive Vice President of International Business Development at DataWind. Derek is responsible for expanding the distribution of DataWind tablets and smartphones globally as well as managing business development and operator partnerships.  Read More »