Sponsors

The 12th ICT4D Conference Sponsors play an important role making the event happen and ensuring we feature the most topical issues at the conference.

Platinum:

 

www.gatesfoundation.org

Gold:

 

Bixal is a mission-driven consulting company that works closely with governments and organizations to help them deliver better solutions and experiences to the communities they serve.

Using evidence-based knowledge and technology, we empower clients to deliver on their missions more effectively by helping foster a culture of learning and continuous improvement. We leverage technology, communications, data, organizational learning, and human-centered design to support clients in providing efficient and highly impactful results.

 

DataKind tackles the world’s toughest challenges with data science and AI to improve the capabilities, reach and scale of social impact organizations. DataKind is a global organization based in the US, with volunteer chapters in San Francisco; Washington, DC; London, UK; Bengaluru (Bangalore), India; and Singapore. With a vibrant network of more than 30,000 supporters and volunteers around the world, DataKind is able to engage on a wide variety of issues, continually bringing the benefits of data science to new communities. From hackathon-style events to years-long capacity-building engagements, DataKind builds new tools to address old and intractable problems, and brings data scientists into the Data-for-Good movement by showing them how valuable their skills can be.

 

We make the world’s most powerful GIS software. Esri is the global market leader in geographic information system (GIS) software, location intelligence, and mapping.

Since 1969, we have supported customers with geographic science and geospatial analytics, what we call ‘The Science of Where’. We take a geographic approach to problem-solving, brought to life by modern GIS technology to build a sustainable world. Our priority has always been to support our users’ important global work with a commitment to science, sustainability, and positive change. We are engaged in long-term initiatives that aim to continually enhance the impact of GIS on humanitarian and development work and lead to better outcomes across our communities.

 

Microsoft Tech for Social Impact (TSI) empowers nonprofits and mission-driven organizations with technology to accelerate sustainable impact through a social impact business model where profits are reinvested into expanding support for nonprofits, humanitarian, and development organizations. Tech for Social Impact brings together Microsoft’s philanthropic commitment to advancing the NGO, IGO and UN sector and to make the benefits of world-class technology accessible and relevant. We do this by offering affordable and targeted solutions, partners that understand their needs, capacity building and resources to empower organizations globally to drive social impact at scale. Through our recently launched Digital Development Program – aimed at supporting governments and citizens in the most vulnerable countries with digital services – we are also bringing together pro bono advisory services, a tailored technology discounting framework, skilling, and capacity building tools to help governments modernize their infrastructure and provide critical services to support citizen engagement, health, education and more.

 

NetHope is a catalyst for collective impact that advances humanitarian, conservation, and international development efforts worldwide. For more than 20 years, we’ve enabled international nongovernmental organizations and leading technology partners to address our world’s most pressing challenges and advance global good through collaboration, collective action, and smarter use of digital technology. Over 65 nonprofit Members and 50 technology partners collaborate to leverage digital solutions for exponential impact. Collectively, NetHope Members deliver more than 60% of all annual international, non-governmental aid, serving over 1.67 billion people in 190 countries.

 

Red Rose is a market-leading technology service provider with an end-to-end, fully integrated, easy-to-use data management platform specializing in beneficiary registration, digital identity (including biometrics), cash payments, and asset transfers in the humanitarian sector. RedRose specializes in supporting large-scale programmes in digital health (particularly Mass Campaigns) and high-volume cash transactions for refugees and IDPs with strategic partners across the globe.

Since Red Rose was established in 2015, it has operated in over 54 countries world-wide, assisting UN agencies, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement donor governments and local and international NGOs in delivering support to over 110m beneficiaries.

 

Sahaj (Sanskrit for ‘simple’) is an artisanal AI, data, and software engineering firm built on the values of trust, respect, curiosity, and craftsmanship.

We strive for creativity and simplicity in delivering technological solutions for our customers. Our emphasis on craft makes us different. We create purpose-built solutions to solve the unique problems of our clients.

Founded in 2014 on the idea of reducing exploitation, we work to be fair to people inside and outside the organization. We are over 200 solution consultants in the US, UK, India, and Australia with over 100 clients. Our work is rooted in the ethos of honesty, respect, trust, and equity.

Our technical expertise spans AI/ML, Data Engineering, Application and Platform Engineering, Product Design, and Technology Advisory.

We offer tailored engagements and discounted and pro-bono services to mission-driven organizations through our Sahaj Impact program.

Silver:

 

ActivityInfo is an information management platform for humanitarian and development operations. It facilitates monitoring & evaluation, humanitarian coordination, case management and other activities offering a centralized solution for mobile data collection, data entry, data management, data analysis and visualization. The platform is used to centralize and standardize data collection, monitor and display the impact of activities while maintaining complete control on data access and changes. Non-technical colleagues can quickly start tracking key indicators from project outputs to strategic impact using a user-friendly relational database and form builder, an intuitive data collection interface or integrated mobile app and various reporting capabilities.

 

Element22, a leading consulting and solutions provider, is focused on modernizing data, data management, analytics, and AI. We specialize in the design, implementation, and provision of innovative solutions across various industry sectors. Our comprehensive range of services includes the design, selection, and implementation of cloud-based and catalog-centric data and analytics platforms; the implementation of data mesh and elastic data and analytics operating models; data management capabilities assessment (utilizing EDM Council’s DCAM and CDMC); data and analytics strategy definition; design, and operationalization of holistic data and analytics programs and governance; data sourcing efficiency and cost optimization; implementation and integration of data catalog solutions; along with complete solution design for transformational programs.

 

GeniusTags stands as the embodiment of collaboration between humanitarian expertise and cutting-edge technology. Founded in 2016 by leaders deeply rooted in both IT and humanitarian sectors, we are dedicated to crafting transformative software solutions. Our focus lies in empowering non-profits within the humanitarian and development realms through innovative products like CVA solutions, feedback mechanisms, and pioneering decentralized blockchain integrations. At the heart of our mission is the commitment to enhancing public sector efficiency through technology that respects the dignity and welfare of those in need. With a rich legacy of serving numerous humanitarian and public organizations, GeniusTags has impacted 5.8 million beneficiaries, processing over $100 million in humanitarian aid across 350 communities and 750 projects. Our journey is a testament to the seamless fusion of technological prowess and compassionate humanitarian values.

Bronze:

 

Bluesquare is a global health data system company that provides information systems and data management services, along with a range of easy-to-use and open-source products that help organizations make the most out of their available data. Our expertise lies in software development, data integration, and data visualization that seamlessly integrate with existing data systems, ensuring comprehensive data management. We also offer support services to maintain the smooth operation of information systems. Bluesquare builds data-driven systems for specific project expertise, including monitoring and evaluation, health financing, campaign digitization, georegistries, epidemic surveillance, health logistics, data modeling, and data warehousing.

Founded in 2012, Bluesquare aims to assist governments and their partners in digitizing public health services and optimizing the allocation of global health resources to reach global health security. This mission is supported by a dedicated team of 80 professionals across 14 countries.

 

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) is the world’s largest technical professional organization and a global technical community dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. IEEE Humanitarian Technologies (IHT) is the group within the society that is devoted to advancing technology to solve the world’s most pressing challenge through its consortium of programs, supported by a global network of volunteers and technical professionals across the globe. In keeping with the IEEE mission of advancing technology for the benefit of humanity, IHT provides frameworks, best practices and tools for developing and deploying technology for good according to international standards.

 

Office of the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Technology (OSET) was created to champion global digital cooperation. Tasked with addressing emerging digital challenges, coordinating multi-stakeholder digital initiatives, and advising the UN leadership on technological trends, the Office plays a pivotal role in harnessing technology’s potential for the Sustainable Development Goals. Emphasizing an open, inclusive approach, the Envoy ensures synergy across UN entities, and serves as a primary contact for digital cooperation within the broader UN system.

 

Ontinue is on a mission to be the most trusted, 24/7, always-on security partner that empowers customers to embrace the future by operating more strategically and with less risk. Grounded in an intelligent, cloud-delivered SecOps platform, Ontinue offers superior protection that goes well beyond basic detection and response services. Ontinue is the only MDR provider that leverages AI-driven automation, human expertise, and the Microsoft security platform to continuously assess and protect your environment and advance your security posture for digital transformation. Continuous protection. Always-on prevention Services. Nonstop SecOps. That’s Ontinue.

 

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