Speaker – Seema Patel

Seema PatelSeema Patel

Division Chief, Innovation Design and Advisory, Global Development Lab, USAID

Seema is an Innovation Advisor to USAID’s Office of Science and Technology. She supports the Grand Challenges for Development Initiative, Higher Education Solutions Network and a number of technology prize programs. She is passionate about open innovation approaches to facilitate the sourcing and scaling of market driven technology solutions for social impact. Previously, she was an investment banker at Citigroup London and Vector Healthcare Group in San Francisco.