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WSA ONLINE JURY 2017

All nominated applications for the WSA will be carefully reviewed and evaluated by an especially assembled Online Jury consisting of international experts. This Online Jury pre-selects the best 15 to 18 products in each of the eight WSA categories, the so called Short List.

WSA ONLINE JURORS

Vincent Kumwenda

CEO

mHub

Malawi

Josephine Nzerem

Director, Venture & Fellowship

Ashoka Africa

Nigeria

Samar El Sheikh

Partners Development Unit Manager

ITIDA

Egypt

Ian Lorenzen

Executive Director and Partner

Growth Africa

Kenya/Denmark

Carolina Rossi

CoMedia Cofounder. Former Start-Up Chile. SOSV & Harvard Social Venture Fellow

Chile

Kenny Chien

Vice President – China

Cherrypicks

China

Charlotte Dreyer

Project Development

Hasso-Plattner-Institut School of Design Thinking

Germany

Sergey Petrov

CEO

Bee Smart Technologies

Bulgaria

Jordan Fung

CEO and Co-Founder

Jet Tung-Pedosa Enterprises

China

Ilkka Kurkela

Business Area Director

University of Helsinki

Finland

KYLA MITSUNAGA

Happiness Coach

Founder, WITH vs AT

Republic of Korea

Giustina Mizzoni

Executive Director

CoderDojo Foundation

Ireland

Marina Pedersen

Bussines Manager

Kiyo Group Aplicaciones

Paraguay

Shaun Nik

Founder and Director

EST & Company Private Limited

Singapore

Sanzar Kakar

Chairman

AFGHANISTAN HOLDING GROUP

Afghanistan

Ismail Wahdan

Head of E-government Section

Greater Amman Municipality

Jordan

Sharmishta Sivaramakrishnan

UN Youth Representative for Caring for Cambodia

UN

Singapore

Zikry Kholil

Chief Inciter

The Incitement

Malaysia

Irene Kaggwa-Sewankambo

Head, Research & Coordinator, Office of the Executive Director

Uganda Communications Commission (UCC)

Uganda

Carlos Abler

Global Manager of Online Content Strategy

3M

United States of America

Yvonne Wong

Deputy General Manager

Qianhai International Liaison Services Limited

China

Jon Mark Walls

CEO

GovFaces

United States of America

Tahar Jarboui

CEO

Valomnia

Tunisia

David Shelters

Program Director C Asean

Thailand

Sachi Wickramage

Serial Entrepreneur

i4Tradies

Australia

Ivan Caballero

CEO

The Social Coin

Spain

Safa Nasserldin

Vice President

Alquds University

Palestine

Wilhelmina Louw

Programme Developer

eLearning at NAMCOL

Namibia

Zuheir Lakhdissi

CEO and Co-founder

Dial Tehcnologies

Morocco

Steve Agius

Chief of Information and Development

Malta Communications Authority

Malta

Odeta Iseviciute

Online and Mobile Marketing Expert

Adcanon

Lithuania

Anatolyi Kremenchutskiy

Academician of the International Academy of Informatization ; Director - India-Kazakhstan Centre of Excellence in ICT

Kazakhstan

Sanny Gaddafi

Online Social Network Guy, Founder Institute

8villages

Indonesia

Jean-Luc Scherer

Start-Up Mentor & Founder

Innoopolis

France

Magda Brito

Informatización at Ministerio de Comunicaciones

Cuba

Chris Georgiev

Imagga, StartUP Foundation Bulgaria, Sticky Creative

Bulgaria

Willy Kempel

Director, Department for EU Single Market and COREPER I Coordination Austrian Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs

Austria

Christoph Höbart

Interface- and Communication Designer | Entrepreneur

Austria

Madanmohan Rao

SPECIAL AMBASSADOR FOR KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT | Chief Researcher

Mobile Monday

India

Rudy Laddaga Lopez

Entrepreneur

Gnius Club

Mexico

Marta A. Tomovska

Former Minister of Information Society and Administration

Digital Transformation Strategist / Business Development Consultant

Macedonia

Anne Githuku-Shongwe

CEO and Founder

Afroes

Kenya

Ralph Simon

CEO & Founder

Mobilium International

United Kingdom

Chitranganie Mubarak

Chairperson

ICT Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA)

Sri Lanka

Osama Manzar

Founder & Director

Digital Empowerment Foundation

India

Slobodan Franeta

Founder

Lucha Science Institute

Montenegro

Ana Gonçalves Pereira

Diretora Executiva

APDC – Associação Portuguesa para o Desenvolvimento das Comunicações

Portugal

Jóhann Malmquist

Professor and serial entrepreneur

University of Iceland

Iceland

Ieva Žilionienė

Director of Strategy

Communications Regulatory Authority of the Republic of Lithuania

Lithuania

Kenneth Bone

Managing Director

Seasus

Malta

Dmitry Priemov

Head of Mobile

"Rossiya Segodnya" International Information Agency

Russian Federation

Alex Hung

CEO

Crossover International Co. Ltd.

China

Alfredo Ronchi

Gerneral Secretary

MEDICI Framework

Italy

Franz Josef Allmayer

Global Consultant

Clinton Health Access Initiative

Austria & Guatemala

Alexander Felsenberg

Director Digital Strategy

Capita Customer Services (Germany) GmbH

Germany

Sebastián Bustamante

CEO

Verdéate.com

Colombia

Jithin Krishnan

Consultant

Self-Employed

India

Alexander Ojo

Software Developer/Entrepreneur, Co-Founder and Project Manager

MaternalPortal

Ghana

Sébastien Bourdu

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

Freelance web developer and UX designer

France

Renato Dornelas

Project Manager

Read My Voice

Brazil

Momal Mushtaq

Founder and Executive Director

The Voice of Youth

Pakistan

Bardhyl Jashari

Director

Foundation Metamorphosis

Macedonia

Shaik Khasim Shareef

Founder

friends2support.org

India

Analy Paz

Special Needs educator & Board member of Paz Joven

Paz Joven Guatemala

Guatemala

Maninder Singh Bajwa

Managing Director

iScuela

India

Gloria Silas mangi

Media and Communication Director

Media and Communication Director @ Maanisha! Limited

Tanzania

George Sharkov

Director

ESI Center Eastern Europe

Bulgaria

Emily Schuler

Researcher, Lafam - Laboratório de Família e Interação Social

Laboratory for Family and Social Interactions (LAFAM)

Brazil

Nadav Ossendryver

CEO of Latest Sightings Pty Ltd

Latest Sightings

South Africa

Abbas Adel

Social entrepreneur

MorsiMeter.com

Egypt

Stephan Hamberger

Director, Product Development & User Experience; Red Bull Media House North America

Red Bull

Austria/USA

Rahat Hossain

Program Director and Co-Founder

CriticaLink

Bangladesh

Rohayl Varind

Social Entrepreneur & CEO

Times of Youth

Pakistan

Tanja Madžarević

Business Development Manager

Education Development Center Inc.

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Leyla Keser

Director

IT Law Institute at Bilgi University

Turkey

Tore Haugland

CEO

Ouvi

Brazil

Juan de Urraza

CEO

Posibillian Tech

Paraguay

Suny MD Ashraf Khan

CEO and Managing Director

Multimedia Content & Communications (MCC) Ltd.

Bangladesh

Maria Mercedes Zaghi

Operations Director

Ergocom

Guatemala

Ashraf Al-Astal

Business Development Expert, Founder of 1plus1.business

1plus1.business

Palestine

Badr Ward

CEO

Lamsa

Saudi Arabia

Gabriel Deek

President

Professional Computer Association (PCA)

Lebanon

Sergio Llano

Professor

Sabana Unviersity in Bogotá, Colombia

Colombia

Ehssan Riazi Esfehani

IT Consultant

Hamsafar eSolutions

Iran

Faouzi Zaghbib

General Manager

R2i

Tunisia

Nawaf Abdulrahman

Head of Information Technology

Mohammed bin Khalifa Cardiac Center

Bahrain

Nelson Simon

CEO

Networking Systems Solution

Antigua and Barbuda

Christelle Scharff

Founder

MobileSenegal Hub

Senegal

Emmanuel Amos

Chief Software Architect / Ceo - Founder

mNCS, FIIM, Programos Software Group

Nigeria

Catherine Beukes-Amiss

Head of Department

University of Namibia

Namibia

Dorothy Gordon

Technology for Development consultant

Ghana

John John Nsoga

Chairman & CEO

AfricaCom International Group

Cameroon

Tristan Bunn

Lecturer for Interactive Media

Massey university in Wellington, New Zealand

New Zealand

Agang K. Ditlhogo

Co-Founder

The clicking Generation

Botswana