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Jurors

To enable a democratic, reflective and transparent process in the selection of WSA winners, WSA office assigns independent Jury members for each jury process. Considering factors of balance in gender, origin and professional background, the WSA jury panels select the winners in a 2 step evaluation process.

 

 

 

Andreu Vea

Founder and Director

WiWiW.org (Who is Who in the Internet World)

Spain

Nawaf Abdulrahman

Head of Information Technology

Mohammed bin Khalifa Cardiac Center

Bahrain

Carlos Abler

Global Manager of Online Content Strategy

3M

United States of America

Humaid Al Basti

TRA

United Arab Emirates

Manar Al Hashash

eContent Alchemist & Activist; Advisor to the Minister

Kuwait Council of Ministries

Kuwait

Dana Al Salem

Co-founder Yahoo! Europe; Founder FanFactory.com and Co-founder Clockwork

FanFactory Ltd

France

Ashraf Al-Astal

Business Development Expert, Founder of 1plus1.business

1plus1.business

Palestine

Zawan Al-Sabti

Projects Specialist

Information Technology Authority (ITA)

Oman

Franz Josef Allmayer

Global Consultant

Clinton Health Access Initiative

Austria & Guatemala

Emmanuel Amos

Chief Software Architect / Ceo - Founder

mNCS, FIIM, Programos Software Group

Nigeria

Hermann Aplogan

Founder, Senior e-Content & Mobile Apps Adviser

MobileTech Consulting

Benin

Maninder Singh Bajwa

Managing Director

iScuela

India

Suleman Bakhsh

Senior ICT Analyst

Telecommunication Regulation Authority (TRA)

United Arab Emirates

Catherine Beukes-Amiss

Head of Department

University of Namibia

Namibia

Thierry Bouffioux

Head of Partnerships

Belgium

Jak Boumans

Managing Director

Electronic Media Reporting

Netherlands

Sébastien Bourdu

Co-founder and CTO of Leeftr.com & Member of MakeSense

Freelance web developer and UX designer

France

Sebastián Bustamante

CEO

Verdéate.com

Colombia

Carlos A. Watson Carazo

Independent consultant and Founder and President of ISOC Costa Rica Chapter International Foundation

ISOC Costa Rica

Costa Rica

Karla Ruiz Cofino

Co-Founder

MilknCookies

Guatemala

Sallyann Della Casa

Growing Leaders Foundation (GLF)

Trinidad and Tobago

Reshan Dewapura

CEO

ICT Agency of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

Renato Dornelas

Project Manager

Read My Voice

Brazil

Ehssan Riazi Esfehani

IT Consultant

Hamsafar eSolutions

Iran

Andy Favell

Freelance consultant, web editor, journalist

mCordis

United Kingdom

Alexander Felsenberg

Director Digital Strategy

Capita Customer Services (Germany) GmbH

Germany

Mario Franco

Founder

Millennium@EDU

Portugal

Slobodan Franeta

Founder

Lucha Science Institute

Montenegro

Sanny Gaddafi

Online Social Network Guy, Founder Institute

8villages

Indonesia

Andrew Gakiria

National Coordinator

KENYA e-LEARNING CENTRE

Kenya

Anna Gauto

Germany

Dorothy Gordon

Technology for Development consultant

Ghana

Eileen Guo

Founder/Partner

Impassion Group

Afghanistan

Mathias Haas

Founder and CEO

SuperSocial

Austria

Tore Haugland

CEO

Ouvi

Brazil

Rahat Hossain

Program Director and Co-Founder

CriticaLink

Bangladesh

Witman Hung

President

Internet Professional Association

China

Alex Hung

CEO

Crossover International Co. Ltd.

China

Nibal Idlebi

Chief of Innovation Section

UN-ESCWA

Syrian Arab Republic

Bardhyl Jashari

Director

Foundation Metamorphosis

Macedonia

Suny MD Ashraf Khan

CEO and Managing Director

Multimedia Content & Communications (MCC) Ltd.

Bangladesh

Mustafa Khan

Advisor at the Saudi e-Government Program (Yesser)

Ministry of Communications and Information Technology

Saudi Arabia

Ananda Raj Khanal

Director and Acting Chief

Nepal Telecommunications Authority

Nepal

Eileen Knowles

Global Marketing Coordinator & Executive Director

Ashoka’s Changemakers & Education Generation

Canada

Jithin Krishnan

Consultant

Self-Employed

India

Latif Ladid

President

IPv6 Forum

Luxembourg

Nishant Lalla

Entrepreneur

South Africa

Jakub Lebuda

Founder and CEO

CLIPATIZE

Poland

Felix Lee

Mentor. Connector. AspectSolar. CloudMining.SG.

Singapore

Sergio Llano

Professor

Sabana Unviersity in Bogotá, Colombia

Colombia

Rudy Laddaga Lopez

Entrepreneur

Gnius Club

Mexico

Jóhann Malmquist

Professor and serial entrepreneur

University of Iceland

Iceland

Osama Manzar

Founder & Director

Digital Empowerment Foundation

India

Nathan Masyuko

Chief Executive Gamer

NexGen Ltd.

Kenya

Jasna Matić

Special Adviser for Competitiveness and Knowledge Economy

Ministry of Finance and Economy

Serbia

Chitranganie Mubarak

Senior Programme Head

ICT Agency of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

Jason Muloongo

Country Manager at KnowledgeFox GmBH

KnowledgeFox GmBH

South Africa

Momal Mushtaq

Founder and Executive Director

The Voice of Youth

Pakistan

Morten Nybo

Senior Advisor at the Danish Agency for Culture and Palaces

Denmark

Marcos Oap

Business Analyst

ThoughtWorks

Brazil

Alexander Ojo

Software Developer/Entrepreneur, Co-Founder and Project Manager

MaternalPortal

Ghana

Herman Oorschot

Media enterpreneur

Fullmoon Interactive Solutions

Netherlands

Nadav Ossendryver

CEO of Latest Sightings Pty Ltd

Latest Sightings

South Africa

Ana Pantelić

Director of Business and Partnership Development at Fundación Capital

Fundación Capital

Serbia / Colombia

Analy Paz

Special Needs educator & Board member of Paz Joven

Paz Joven Guatemala

Guatemala

Jordi Pons

Founder of UniversalDoctor

UniversalDoctor

Spain

Dmitry Priemov

Head of Mobile

"Rossiya Segodnya" International Information Agency

Russian Federation

Elizabeth Quat

Legislative Council Member | Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, Founder | Internet Professional Association (iProA)

Legislative Council Member SAR Hong Kong

China

Rapelang Rabana

Founder & CEO

Rekindle Learning

South Africa

Madanmohan Rao

SPECIAL AMBASSADOR FOR KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT | Chief Researcher

Mobile Monday

India

Alfredo Ronchi

Gerneral Secretary

MEDICI Framework

Italy

Christian Rupp

Spokesperson Federal Platform Digital Austria

Federal Chancellery of the Republic of Austria

Austria

Christelle Scharff

Founder

MobileSenegal Hub

Senegal

Jean-Luc Scherer

Start-Up Mentor & Founder

Innoopolis

France

Carina Schmid

Co-founder and CEO

The Global Experience

Germany

Emily Schuler

Researcher, Lafam - Laboratório de Família e Interação Social

Laboratory for Family and Social Interactions (LAFAM)

Brazil

Shaik Khasim Shareef

Founder

friends2support.org

India

George Sharkov

Director

ESI Center Eastern Europe

Bulgaria

George Shubitidze

President

ICT Business Council of Georgia

Georgia

Ján Simkanič

CEO

Internet Info

Czech Republic

Ralph Simon

CEO & Founder

Mobilium International

United Kingdom

Amr Sobhy

Information activist, entrepreneur and author­; co­-creator of MorsiMeter

MorsiMeter

Egypt

Daniel Stern

Director

Mobile Monday Kampala

Uganda

Anya Sverdlov

Senior Vice President

Wunderman Health

Russian Federation

Anshul Tewari

Founder and Editor-in-Chief

YouthKiAwaaz.com

India

Marta A. Tomovska

Former Minister of Information Society and Administration

Digital Transformation Strategist / Business Development Consultant

Macedonia

Cid Torquato

torquato.org

Brazil

Rudi Vansnick

President

Internet Society Belgium

Belgium

Rohayl Varind

Social Entrepreneur & CEO

Times of Youth

Pakistan

Jon Mark Walls

CEO

GovFaces

United States of America

Badr Ward

CEO

Lamsa

Saudi Arabia

Janine Warner

Executive Director and Founder

SembraMedia

United States of America

Catherine Warren

President

FanTrust Entertainment Strategies

Canada

Sachi Wickramage

Serial Entrepreneur

i4Tradies

Australia

Ahmed Yahia Darwish

Head of ICT Industry Capacity Building Sector

Information Technology Industry Development Agency- ITIDA

Egypt

Faouzi Zaghbib

General Manager

R2i

Tunisia

Ieva Žilionienė

Director of Strategy

Communications Regulatory Authority of the Republic of Lithuania

Lithuania