Shashi Buluswar is the CEO of the Institute for Transformative Technologies, and the chief architect of the largest electrification and natural sanitation infrastructures in the world.More
Noha leads ITT’s product development and deployment strategy, and engagement with the technology-for-development ecosystem.More
Roger SathreChief Scientist
As Chief Scientist at the Institute for Transformative Technologies, Roger is responsible for ensuring the scientific rigor of the technology pipeline.More
Sanjay KhazanchiAccess to Electricity | Vice President
As Vice President at ITT, Sanjay brings in a decade of experience in the space of renewable energy and off-grid rural electrification.More
Effeson HailemichaelThe Oxygen Hub | CEO
Effeson leads ITT’s oxygen infrastructure work and heads ITT’s oxygen infrastructure subsidiary.
Ruth NjugunaThe Oxygen Hub | Kenya
Ruth provides country support to ITT’s oxygen infrastructure work.
Chin MaruThe Oxygen Hub | Advisor
Chin is an advisor on ITT’s oxygen infrastructure work.
Joanne Ke EdelmanThe Oxygen Hub | Project Manager
Joanne is the Project Manager for ITT’s oxygen infrastructure work.
Etse-Hiwot GirmaThe Oxygen Hub | Strategy
Etse provides strategic support to ITT’s oxygen infrastructure work.
Elizabeth VanDerWoudeFinance and Operations | Lead
Elizabeth leads Finance and Operations at ITT as part of the Global Development Incubator team.
Ratana IsmailFinance and Operations
Ratana supports Finance and Operations at ITT.
Denis SlootskyFinance and Operations
Denis supports Finance and Operations at ITT as part of the Global Development Incubator team.
Loretta TackieFinance and Operations
Loretta supports Finance and Operations at ITT as part of the Global Development Incubator team.
Danielle MaxwellTalent Management
Danielle leads Talent Management at ITT as part of the Global Development Incubator team.
Sai MadhaviAccess to Electricity & Water | Product Development
Madhavi works with the Product team on the engineering and operations of advanced technologies in groundwater extraction and access to electricityMore
Tareesh ThomasCommunications | Design Officer
As Communications Designs Officer for ITT, Tareesh is responsbile for developing all marketing and branding assets.More
Maria Berenguer HancockInternational Executive
Maria is the Chair of the ITT Board of Directors and is an Asset Management Executive with a unique combination of Strong Analytics, Technology and Risk Management background.
Dr. Stefano BertozziDean Emeritus, UC Berkeley School of Public Health
Over 30 years of public health experience. Led major initiatives with health ministries in DR Congo and Mexico. Former Director of HIV at the Gates Foundation.
Sandro TuzzoDirector, Cities and Counties at City Innovate Inc
Sandro is a legal professional turned legal tech entrepreneurs - with a focus on bridging the gap between the legal professional and technology.
Andrew SternFounder and CEO, GDI
Andrew is the Founder and CEO of GDI where he shapes new opportunities for GDI to drive the global development sector forward and provides strategic guidance to select incubated initiatives.
Shashi Buluswar is the CEO of the Institute for Transformative Technologies and author of the groundbreaking study to identify the “The 50 most critical scientific & technological breakthroughs required for sustainable global development”More
Strive MasiyiwaFounder and Executive Chairman Econet Global
Strive is a businessman and philanthropist. He is the founder and executive chairman of the telecommunications company Econet Global.
Madji SockPartnerDalberg Advisors
Madji is a Partner in Dalberg’s Senegal office. She has more than 20 years of experience implementing and managing projects in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe and the United States.
Sam ThenyaFounder and Director of StrategyThe Nairobi Women's Hospital
Medical Doctor & Entrepreneur who founded many successful companies including The Nairobi Women’s Hospital Group, which has attracted 3 rounds of funding by globally acclaimed Private Equity Funds.
Nnamdi AgbimCEOInterkel Networks
Nnamdi is the founder and Group Chief Executive Officer of Interkel Group and has taken the company from its humble beginnings over 3 decades ago to being one of the most diversified indigenous construction and engineering companies in Nigeria and sub Saharan Africa.
Dr. Bernard OlayoPhysician and Entrepreneur
Kenyan physician and public health specialist with more than 14 years experience in the Africa healthcare system. Founder of HEWA Health, a medical oxygen company.
Amod KherVP Ingersoll Rand
Leading COVID response at Ingersoll Rand, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of ventilator components.
Robert HaucKFormer Chief Mechanical EngineerGE Healthcare
Over 30 years at GE Healthcare. Part of the current push by GE and Ford to crank up ventilator production in the US to 50,000 per week.
Dr. James BoltonUV Expert
Internationally known expert and author in ultraviolet applications and President of Bolton Photosciences Inc., Canada.
Adnan Asdar AliChief Executive OfficerMultinet Pakistan (Private) Limited
Amos WinterRatan N. Tata Career Development Assistant ProfessorMassachusetts Institute of Technology
Anne HansenMedical Director, Neonatal Intensive Care UnitBoston Children's Hospital
B. L. RamakrishnaEmeritus ProfessorArizona State University
Dr. B. L. Ramakrishna is an emeritus professor at the Arizona State University (ASU). After a PhD from the Indian Institute of Technology in Chennai, he joined the faculty at ASU in 1985. He worked as the Diane and Gary Tooker Professor at the Fulton Schools of Engineering, ASU, and has served a member of the humanitarian engineering faculty until 2016. He was the director of ASU’s Grand Challenge Scholars Program (recognized by the US National Academy of Engineering) from 2009-2013, and was responsible for the integration of research, education and outreach in areas such as affordable energy, access to clean water, safe cyberspace and increased access to health services.
Daniel FletcherAssociate Professor, BioengineeringUniversity of California, Berkeley
Dr. Dan Fletcher’s research focuses on the biophysics of cell movements and the cytoskeleton and development of biomedical devices. Recent work from his laboratory includes direct measurement of the actin networks that drive crawling motility, development of vesicle encapsulation technology for cellular reconstitution, and demonstration of fluorescence microscopy on a mobile phone.
Gary AndersenHead, Ecology DepartmentLawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Saniya LeBlancAssistant ProfessorGeorge Washington University
Saniya LeBlanc is an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering at The George Washington University. Her research goals are to develop and improve energy conversion technologies with advanced materials and manufacturing techniques. She uses scalable manufacturing processes to integrate nanostructured materials into energy technologies like photovoltaics and thermoelectrics, and she develops techno-economic models for emerging energy technologies.
Shally ShankerMission Investing ManagerThe Schmidt Family Foundation
Shally Shanker is Manager of Mission Investing for The Schmidt Family Foundation. She is responsible for the Foundation’s portfolio of program-related investments (PRI) and mission related investments (MRI), and in that role works with a team of content experts to identify, structure and manage investments that are consistent with the Foundation’s mission and return profile. The portfolio seeks to create environmental and social impact in the areas of agriculture, food, water, waste reduction, energy, health, access to finance, and human rights.