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WSA Online Jury 2020

WSA focusses on digital content, user value, local impact and contributes to the achievement of the UN SDGs.

 

All WSA nominees are carefully reviewed and evaluated by an especially assembled international expert Jury. The Online Jury pre-selects the best 15 to 18 products in each of the eight WSA categories, the so-called shortlist. First results will be published end of November!

 

WSA Young Innovators Online Jury is selecting young social entrepreneurs under 26 years of age who to take action on the UN SDGs with ICT and will decide on the WSA Young Innovators 2020 Winners.

 

WSA ONLINE JURORS

 

Chetan Choudhury

Advisor

Prime Minister's Office

United Arab Emirates

Dimitar Jovevski

Associate Professor

University “Ss. Cyril and Methodius”

North Macedonia

January Barnes

Founder and Head Tech Reporter

ParlayMe

Austria

Priscilla Kevin

Co-Founder

PNG Digital ICT Cluster and WiSTEM

Papua New Guinea

Joud Khattab

Business and Data Analyst | Instructor

Yarmouk Private University

Syrian Arab Republic

Ali Hilli

The Youth & Entrepreneurship Consultant, Acting Head of CER Unit

Zain Iraq

Iraq

Hans Peter Gürtner

Project Lead

Boxwise

Germany

Luna Carmona

Marketing Officer

Achieve More! Scotland

United Kingdom

Allen Mohammadi

Co-Founder

Hippogriff AB

Sweden

Sanja Cancar

Tendermanagement

Research Industrial Systems Engineering (RISE)

Austria

Darko Bozhinoski

Postdoctoral researcher

Cognitive Robotics, 3mE | Delft University of Technology

Netherlands

Adrian Wegener

Founder

Eye Build It; Chairman of the Board | gamesAHEAD e.V.

Germany

Ayesha Carmouche

Senior Parliamentary Adviser

The Care Quality Commission

United Kingdom

Geena Whiteman

PhD

Cardiff University

United Kingdom

Dušica Birovljević

Founder & Owner

Nomcentar

Serbia

Ricardo Costa

Student at Higher School of Communication and Media Studies

IPL

Portugal

Hovhannes Aghajanyan

Co-Founder

CityBugs, Civic Tech Enthusiast

Armenia

Leila Hadžić

Co-founder

NGO “Laboratorium” Tuzla

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Luca Carrai

CEO

Ethicjobs

Italy

Branko Vasiljevic

Business developer

DVC Solutions

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Ryan Gersava

Founder

Virtualahan

Philippines

Derrick Gakuu

Co-Founder

Ifarm360

Kenya

Irene Polycarpou

Professor of Technology and Innovation in Education, Head of the School of Sciences

University of Central Lancashire, Cyprus

Cyprus

Chinedu Azodoh

Co-founder and Chief Growth Officer

MAX.NG

Nigeria

Ediola Pashollari

Secretary General

World Assembly of Youth

Albania

Derrick Hosea

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

OneLamp

Uganda

Katiuska Cruz

Entrepreneurship & Tech Transfer

ANI

Portugal

Ana Maria Bujor

Operations Director and Conductor of Chaos

Risky Business Accelerator and Ventures

Romania

Sriram Bharatam

Founder & Chief Mentor

Kuza.One

India

Linda Skipnes Strand

CEO and Co-founder

Baahdy & Birdy AS

Norway

Claudinei Martins

Innovation Technology Researcher and Project Coordinator

CPQD

Brazil

Nayla Zreik Fahed

Co-founder and CEO

Lebanese Alternative Learning

Lebanon

Mohammed Al-Jefairi

Chairman of Creativity Makers Center

Creativity Makers Center

Qatar

Christella Uwamahoro

Projects Manager

Rwanda ICT Chamber

Rwanda

Daniel Ponce Gandarillas

Co-Founder and CEO

CityHeroes Inc.

Bolivia

Bacar Azhar

CEO

CBon Business

Comoros

Yassine Bentaleb

Entrepreneur and Consultant

CitizenUp

Morocco

Laura Di Giovanni

Head of Cooperation Unit

National Research and Innovation Agency of Uruguay (ANII)

Uruguay

Tariq Ali

Business Development Officer

E-Government Operations Department - TRA

United Arab Emirates

Diogo Paciência

WSA Project Assistant

World Summit Awards

Portugal

Giorgi Bestavashvili

Co-Founder

Sign&Sound

Georgia

Solomon Appier-Sign

Founder

NextNerds

Ghana

Yorgui Beylouni

Co-Founder

DrosBox

Lebanon

Patrick Habib

Co-Founder

DrosBox

Lebanon

Kingsley Iweka

Founder

Africa-OnTheRise.com

Nigeria

SHANAY GULUSOY

Leading Specialist on International Projects

E-Gov Development Center Public Entity

Azerbaijan

Ivana Kostić

Co-founder

Health Tech Lab

Serbia

Damjan Damnjanović

Co Founder

Health Tech LAB

Serbia

Andrei Postaru

Lecturer at the Software Engineering and Automatics Department

Technical University of Moldova

Moldova

Marcelle Attard

Project coordinator

MCA eBusiness Awards

Malta

Prof. Anicia Peters

Pro-Vice Chancellor for Research, Innovation and Development

University of Namibia

Namibia

Alia El Kattan

Assistant Director

O-MUN

Egypt

Abubakr Alsheikh

Associate Professor

Hadramout University

Yemen

Babak Fakhamzadeh

IT consultant, designer, developer

B's projects

Brazil

Sher Shah Rahim

President/CEO

Intellectual Applications & Products

Afghanistan

Sandra Fazenda Almeida

Executive Director

APDC – Digital Business Community

Portugal

Kesego Tumisang

GDG Lead

Google Developer Group Gaborone (GDG Gaborone)

Botswana

Natasha Lazarovska-Trajcheski

Co-founder and Executive Board Member

Startup Macedonia

North Macedonia

Neeti Virmani

Start-Up Coach & Mentor

Global Start-up Campus

Republic of Korea

Shady Hatem

Founder and CEO

Advicenode

Egypt

Peumi Rodrigo

Assistant Manager Marketing & Communications

CodeGen

Sri Lanka

Elma Hot

Founder and CEO

BeeAnd.me

Montenegro

Agbor Ashumanyi Ako

Co-founder and Medical Director

GiftedMom

Cameroon

Kambis Kohansal Vajargah

Entrepreneur

vendevio/Carployee

Austria

Agha Hamza

Country Head and Ambassador

Hello Tomorrow Pakistan Hub

Pakistan

Katarzyna Klimek

COO - Chief Operating Officer

Mobile Open Society through Technology Foundation (MOST Foundation)

Poland

Fadwa Murad

Director, ICT Incubator

Syrian Computer Society, Syria

Syrian Arab Republic

Christian Bauer

Manager

Bauer & Associates

Austria

Ian Lorenzen

Executive Director and Partner

Growth Africa

Kenya

Carolina Rossi

Senior Partner

Moon Advisors

Chile

Jordan Fung

Founder and CEO

Pedosa Group

China

Ilkka Kurkela

Development Manager

Laurea University of Applied Sciences

Finland

Marina Pedersen

CEO

Kiyo Group

Paraguay

Ismail Wahdan

Head of E-government Section

Greater Amman Municipality

Jordan

Long Lam

CEO

Quang Trung Software City Development Co., Ltd.

Vietnam

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

Felix Lee

Mentor, Connector

SCash Technologies

Singapore

Yvonne Wong

Deputy General Manager

Qianhai International Liaison Services Limited

China

Tahar Jarboui

CEO

Valomnia

Tunisia

David Shelters

Entrepreneur-In-Residence

Mekong Strategic Partners

Thailand

Sachi Wickramage

Serial Entrepreneur

i4Tradies

Australia

Safa Nasserldin

Vice President

Alquds University

Palestine

Odeta Iseviciute

Co-Founder & CEO

Dealoyal

Lithuania

Monica Nthiga

South-to-South Lab Manager

Making All Voices Count USHAHIDI

Kenya

Anatoliy Kremenchutskiy

Academician ; Director

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

Kazakhstan

Sanny Gaddafi

CEO

8villages

Indonesia

Jean-Luc Scherer

Founder and CEO

Innoopolis

France

Chris Georgiev

Imagga, StartUP Foundation Bulgaria, Sticky Creative

Bulgaria

Christoph Höbart

Interface- and Communication Designer | Entrepreneur

Austria

Madanmohan Rao

SPECIAL AMBASSADOR FOR KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT | Chief Researcher

Mobile Monday

India

Rudy Laddaga

Entrepreneur

Gnius Club

Mexico

Adam Montandon

Associate Professor for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Factory of Imagination

Denmark

Ralph Simon

Chief Executive & Founder

Mobilium International

United Kingdom

Chitranganie Mubarak

Digital Society Development Consultant

ICT Agency of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

Osama Manzar

Founder & Director

Digital Empowerment Foundation

India

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

Vladimír Burčík

CEO

iLearn Online Learning Centre

Slovakia

Alfredo Ronchi

Gerneral Secretary

MEDICI Framework

Italy

Franz Josef Allmayer

International Business Development Executive

Simgo

Austria & Guatemala

Alexander Felsenberg

Strategy & Alliances

Retresco

Germany

Jithin Krishnan

Co-Founder

Spaceboat.in

India

Alexander Ojo

Head of IT

The Royal Senchi Resort & Hotel

Ghana

Momal Mushtaq

Syndication Manager (C-user)

SAP

Pakistan

Herman van Oorschot

Media enterpreneur

Fullmoon Interactive Solutions

Netherlands

Kristian Bruarøy

CEO

Bridj

Norway

Christian Rupp

Chief Innovation Officer

European Joint Innovation Lab eGovernment

Austria

Rahat Hossain

Program Manager

AYAT

Bangladesh

Dritan Mezini

Senior consultant and Managing Director

DM Consulting Services

Albania

Jehan Ara

President

Pakistan Software Houses Association for IT & ITES (P@SHA)

Pakistan

Ananda Raj Khanal

Director and Acting Chief

Nepal Telecommunications Authority

Nepal

Juan de Urraza

CEO

Posibillian Tech

Paraguay

Suny MD Ashraf Khan

CEO and Managing Director

Multimedia Content & Communications (MCC) Ltd.

Bangladesh

Ashraf Al-Astal

Business Development Expert, Founder of 1plus1.business

1plus1.business

Palestine

Karim Mohamed Attoumani

PMO & Regulatory Project Manager

Telecom Comores – Telma Group branch in Comoros

Comoros

Peter Tschernig

Director

CAVEDATOS / ISOC / TecnologiaHechaPalabra

Venezuela

Gabriel Deek

Ex-President

Professional Computer Association (PCA)

Lebanon

Ehssan Riazi Esfehani

IT Consultant

Hamsafar eSolutions

Iran

Abdelrahman Noureldien

Dean

Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology at University of Science and Technology

Sudan

Arturo Lopez Valerio

Director

Cámara Dominicana de Tecnologías de la Información y Comunicación

Dominican Republic

Daniel Stern

Director

Mobile Monday Kampala

Uganda

Olevie Kouami

CEO/IT specialist

Institute of Information and Communication Technologies for Development (INTIC4DEV)

Togo

Shem J. Ochuodho

Senior Advisor

Ministry of Telecom & Postal Services

South Sudan

Olga Cavalli

Argentina Representative

Governmental Adivisor Committee of ICANN

Argentina

Christelle Scharff

Founder

MobileSenegal Hub

Senegal

Emmanuel Amos

Chief Software Architect / Ceo - Founder

mNCS, FIIM, Programos Software Group

Nigeria

Dr Catherine Margaret (Maggy) Beukes-Amiss

Head of Department

University of Namibia

Namibia

Dorothy Gordon

Consultant

Technology for Development Consultant

Ghana

Dagmawi Lemma

Head of the Computer Science Department

Addis Ababa University

Ethiopia

Agang K. Ditlhogo

Co-Founder

The clicking Generation

Botswana