Speaker Bio

Jonathan Jackson is a social entrepreneur, innovator, and dynamic leader with extensive mobile technology expertise in both low-income and high-income settings. He has co-founded multiple organizations focused on improved healthcare delivery and poverty alleviation.

As co-founder and CEO of Dimagi, Jonathan has overseen the growth of the company from the founding team to over 100 employees worldwide that operate programs in over 50 countries. He made an uncompromising commitment to open source software and developed a highly interactive collaborative culture that fosters partnerships across academics, philanthropists, and implementers.

Jonathan holds both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT. He also co-founded Cogito Corp, a pioneering behavioral analytics company. Jonathan is a visiting scientist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital Decision Systems Group and a lecturer at the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology.

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