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Global Innovation Fund
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Here are the members of GIF’s Board of Directors. GIF will be adding a few more members to the Board in coming months.
Russell Siegelman is GIF’s board chair. He spent eleven years in venture capital as a Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, where he invested in consumer and technology markets....
Michael Anderson is a Visiting Fellow at the Center for Global Development. He was formerly CEO of the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF)...
Stefan Dercon is the Chief Economist at the UK Department of International Development (DFID) and Professor of Development Economics at the University of Oxford....
Esther Duflo is a Founder and Director of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), a research network specializing in randomised evaluations of social programs....
Sal Giambanco is a partner at the Omidyar Network, where he leads their human capital and operations functions....
Michael Kremer is the Gates Professor of Developing Societies in the Department of Economics at Harvard University and previously Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution....
Kanini Mutooni is currently the Director for Investment at the East Africa Trade and Investment Hub, a $65m, an 8 country initiative to attract investment and increase trade in the East Africa region...
Carolina Trivelli, currently CEO of Pagos Digitales Peruanos, company running an interoperable multitenant e-money national platform aiming to contribute to Peruvian financial inclusion......
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