Dr Paul Kim
Paul Kim is Chief Technology Officer and Assistant Dean for Stanford University School of Education. His courses focus on contextualized innovations in education, mobile empowerment design, and enterprising higher education systems. He is currently one of senior researchers for Programmable Open Mobile Internet, an NSF project to develop and evaluate ubiquitous wireless mobile computing and interactive systems for K-20 formal and informal learning and assessment scenarios. He is also working with numerous international organizations in developing mobile empowerment solutions for extremely underserved communities in developing countries.
Board Director at Kiva.org. Serial entrepreneur and seasoned investor and in mission driven technology entrepreneurs aligning purpose and profit. Investor in ClassDojo, Purpose.com, EduCreations, Tap to Learn, Genomera, Triptrotting, Blissmo, Lumoback, Ecomom, Amicus, Catchafire, and Evr.st
Partner at CMEA Capital. Co-founded the Film Angels. Advisor to Lending Club (peer-to-peer lending platform), SamaSource (micro-work for the next billion), and the Thiel Fellowship’s 20 under 20 program. Frequent speaker at the US State Department and served as a delegate for the Global Entrepreneurship Program (GEP).
Fellow, Arthur & Toni Rembe Rock Center for Corporate Governance, Stanford University; Vice President of Academics and Innovation at Singularity University; Director of Research at the Center for Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization at the Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University; and distinguished visiting scholar, Halle Institute of Global Learning, Emory University.
President & CEO of the San Diego based International Community Foundation, a public foundation dedicated to expanding charitable giving internationally to Mexico and Latin America. Kiy has held several senior level positions in the U.S. Government including Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Environmental Health & Safety at the U.S. Department of Energy; Special Assistant for U.S.-Mexico Border Affairs at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of International Activities and the Acting Environmental Attaché at the U.S. Embassy-Mexico.
President and Founder of Inspirational Opportunities for Youth & Seniors. Lynda is also an experienced immigration attorney, currently working as Of Counsel to the global firm of Fragomen. She has represented numerous small and Fortune 500 companies in Silicon Valley since 1984 and successfully opened a branch office for two San Francisco law-based firms in the South Bay. She is strategic and innovative in her approach. She now focuses her practice on assisting and guiding emerging and start-up companies with their immigration matters.
Jessie Arora, founder of Teacher Square, is passionate about cultivating the education startup ecosystem to help create tools and services that improve teaching and learning for all students. She is an angel investor, mainly focused on the education space, applying her experiences from Google, Citizen Schools & Stanford School of Ed. She blogs at edcrunch.org and you can follow her @Jessie_Arora.
Dian was born in Takengon Central Aceh and spent her first 15 years there until she finished Junior High School. Dian lost 40 of her relatives in the December tsunami and she is determined to rebuild Aceh by saving as many of its orphans as possible.
She joined Procter & Gamble Indonesia in Brand Management right after graduation. After working for less than 2 years, she was offered an assignment in P&G USA where she handled many of its global brands. In the course of 7 years, she worked with some of the most brilliant minds in Marketing in the US and Indonesia and she hopes to apply what she learned in P&G to grow the Givelight Foundation into a world class institution.
Dr Indermohan Narula
Dr. Mohan is a medical doctor with an MPH and Master of Tropical Medicine and with over 32 years of experience in over 30 countries working as a doctor in general and tropical medicine and health systems management and reforms. He has excellent program management and consultancy skills; wide experience in sector wide strategic program and project planning, health sector reform and development hospital development and management (clinical and administration), program and project implementation, monitoring and evaluation of health care programs decentralization of health services, training in continuing medical education. Dr. Mohan has worked as technical advisor in the health sector in Mongolia for the past 15 years and has an impressive knowledge and understanding of the current and historical health system situation in Mongolia. He is currently living in Mongolia working with VSO International and engaged in various short term consultancies with ADB, UNFPA and the Global Fund. His work in Mongolia is greatly respected as evidenced by the honors bestowed on him by the Government of Mongolia: Honored Medical Doctor of Mongolia, 2008; President’s Gold Medal for Outstanding Services to the People of Mongolia, 2007; and Outstanding Health Worker of Mongolia, 2005.