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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

 

Agang K. Diltlhogo

Co-Founder

The Clicking Generation

Botswana

Charles Immanuel Akhimien

Doctor & Entrepreneur

Nigeria

Ali Hilli

The Youth & Entrepreneurship Consultant, Acting Head of CER Unit

Zain Iraq

Iraq

Adam Montandon

WSA Online Jury 2023

Curator & license holder TEDxOdense

Denmark

Florian A. Gloßner

Founder and CEO

Agile Process GmbH

Germany

Lisa Stern

Co founder of Uconnect.org

Uganda

Ashraf Abir

Vice Chairman

NDE Infratech

Bangladesh

Jatin Kataria

CEO

InMeSta, We Group

India

Magdalena Kubów

Writing Centre Manager & Course Instructor at

Brescia University College

Poland

Bernhard Weber

UNIcorn Graz

Austria

Stephen Vickers

United Kingdom

Michael Terler

Professor

FH CAMPUS 02

Austria

Afërdita Pustina

National Programme Officer

OSCE Mission in Kosovo

Kosovo*

Vesna Kuzmanovic

Chief Executive Officer at Impala Research

North Macedonia

Hartwin Kostron

Marketing, Communication and Events

the Silicon Alps Cluster

Austria

Monika Kosman

Marketing and Communications Director

Thinkers50

Poland

Sarah Klein

Managing Partner, Publisher/Chief Editor

Bunny Island, Tea after Twelve

Germany

Andrius Romualdus Juknevicius

Co-founder & Senior engineer

JSC Vilimed

Lithuania

Gunel Huseynova

Pitchapitch

Founder

Azerbaijan

Arnau Gifreu Castells

Lecturer, researcher and producer / Audiovisual + Multimedia + Transmedia + Immersive

Spain

Geert de Haan

Netherlands

Gregor Cerinšek

Project manager and researcher

IRI UL - Institute for Innovation and Development of University of Ljubljana

Slovenia

Gabriel Brezoiu

Speaker & GM at GEYC - empowering young people to change & develop their community

Romania

Paolo Bovio

social media & content specialist

MR & Associati

Italy

Cristina Birsan

External Relations Officer

WHO Botswana

Romania

Wais Bashir

Lecturer in Artificial Intelligence Business Consultancy

United Kingdom

Antoaneta Ivanova

Program Manager

Balkan Green Foundation

North Macedonia

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

Information Management Officer

UNICEF

Syrian Arab Republic

Aviram Berg

Co-founder & CTO

Slice

Israel

Rebecca Atoline

Immigrants Representative

Zürich Council

Switzerland

Avgi-Maria Atmatzidou

Founder & President

Mykonos Multimedia Festival

Greece

Hans Peter Gürtner

Co-Founder / Head of Operation of Boxwise - Project lead

Boxwise

Germany

Luna Carmona

Marketing Officer

Achieve More! Scotland

United Kingdom

Allen Mohammadi

Co-Founder

PlasticFri

Sweden

Sanja Cancar

Research associate

Austria

Timo Rostedt

Lead Designer

GOFORE

Finland

Darko Bozhinoski

Postdoctoral researcher

Cognitive Robotics, 3mE | Delft University of Technology

Netherlands

Amila Mujkić

Student

University of Pennsylvania

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Adrian Wegener

Founder / CEO

Eye Build It GmbH

Germany

Ayesha Carmouche

Senior Parliamentary Adviser

The Care Quality Commission

United Kingdom

Geena Whiteman

PhD Researcher

Cardiff University

United Kingdom

Dušica Birovljević

Founder

Legal Lifestyle Magazine

Serbia

Ricardo Costa

Graphic Designer and Web Specialist

Würth Portugal

Portugal

Arman Atoyan

Co-Founder & Product Manager

X-TECH, CityBugs, ARLOOPA

Armenia

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

Giorgi Chakvetadze

Head of State Budget Analysis unit

State Audit office of Georgia

Georgia

Ryan Gersava

Founder and Chairman

Virtualahan

Philippines

Derrick Gakuu

Chief of Product

Izzypay Africa

Kenya

George Malekkos

CEO& Software Innovation Architect

POWERSOFT COMPUTER SOLUTIONS LTD

Cyprus

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

Karim Chabrak

Founder and CEO

Coinsence.org

Tunisia

Derrick Hosea

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

OneLamp

Uganda

Katiuska Cruz

Entrepreneurship & Tech Transfer

ANI

Portugal

Sriram Bharatam

Founder & Chief Mentor

Kuza.One

Kenya

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

Uruguay

Chulee Wangsirilert

Co-founder

RISE IMPACT

Thailand

Diogo Paciência

Online Marketeer

European Travel Commission / Visit Europe

Portugal

Georg Woschnagg

Co-Founder

goood network

Austria

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

Ivana Kostić

Co-founder

Health Tech Lab

Serbia

Damjan Damjanović

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 Information Society

Malta Communications Authority

Malta

Prof. Anicia Peters

Pro-Vice Chancellor for Research, Innovation and Development

University of Namibia

Namibia

Alia ElKattan

PhD student

NYU

United States of America

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

Mio Yamamoto

Executive Director and Co-Founder

World in You

Japan

Shady Hatem

Founder and CEO

Advicenode

Egypt

Peumi Rodrigo

Vice President - Marketing & Corporate Communications

Wavenet

Sri Lanka

Elma Hot

Resident scientist

Complexity Science Hub Vienna

Montenegro

Agbor Ashumanyi Ako

Co-founder and Medical Director

GiftedMom

Cameroon

Kambis Kohansal Vajargah

Head of Startup-Services

Austrian Federal Economic Chamber

Austria

Agha Hamza

Country Head and Ambassador

Hello Tomorrow Pakistan Hub

Pakistan

Katarzyna Klimek

Co-founder / COO

Klub Aktywnych

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

Jordan Fung & Company (Hong Kong) Limited

China

Ilkka Kurkela

Development Manager

Laurea University of Applied Sciences

Finland

Alaric Tan

Project Director

THE PROJECT CREW

Singapore

Carlos Breijo Linares

Journalist | PR | Event consultant | eCommerce

Spain

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

Birgit Kolb

COO

WESTRIVEUP

Austria

Irene Kaggwa-Sewankambo

Head, Research & Coordinator, Office of the Executive Director

Uganda Communications Commission (UCC)

Uganda

Felix Lee

Mentor, Connector

SCash Technologies

Singapore

Yvonne Wong

GBA Strategic Partner

Shenzhen Hexcubes Group

China

Tahar Jarboui

CEO

Valomnia

Tunisia

David Shelters

Entrepreneur-In-Residence

Mekong Strategic Partners

Cambodia

Sachi Wickramage

Serial Entrepreneur

i4T Global

Australia

Safa Nasserldin

Vice President

Alquds University

Palestine

Odeta Iseviciute

Events Support

WSA

Lithuania

Monica Nthiga

Regional Director - East Africa

Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team

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

Imagga

Republic of Korea

Willy Kempel

Director, Department for EU Single Market and COREPER I Coordination Austrian Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs

Austria

Christoph Höbart

Interface- and Communication Designer | Entrepreneur

Austria

Madanmohan Rao

SPECIAL AMBASSADOR FOR KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT | Chief Researcher

Mobile Monday

India

Rudy Laddaga Lopez

Chief Content Officer

Citizens Company

Mexico

Marta A. Tomovska

Advisor to the Prime Minister of Serbia

Office of the Prime Minister

North Macedonia

Ralph Simon

CEO & Founder; Chairman Emeritus & Founder

Mobilium International; Mobile Entertainment Forum-Americas

United Kingdom

Chitranganie Mubarak

Consultant on Digitization for Social Good and Joint Coordinator for Women’s Research

CENWOR

Sri Lanka

Osama Manzar

Founder & Director

Digital Empowerment Foundation

India

Kenneth Bone

Managing Director

Seasus

Malta

Dimitry Priemov

Head of Mobile

"Rossiya Segodnya" International Information Agency

Russian Federation

Vladimír Burčík

CEO

iLearn Online Learning Centre

Slovakia

Anshul Tewari

Founder

Youth Ki Awaaz

India

Alfredo Ronchi

General Secretary

MEDICI Framework

Italy

Franz Josef Allmayer

International Business Development Executive

Simgo

Austria & Guatemala

Alexander Felsenberg

Head of Innovation, Development and CSR

Circet Deutschland GmbH

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

Yengibaryan Bagrat

Director

Enterprise Incubator Foundation

Armenia

Rahat Hossain

Program Manager

AYAT

Bangladesh

Dritan Mezini

Senior consultant and Managing Director

DM Consulting Services

Albania

Tore Haugland

CEO

Ouvi

Brazil

Jehan Ara

Founder & CEO

Katalyst Labs

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 / WordOnTech.com

Venezuela

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

Cid Torquato

CEO

ICOM Libras

Brazil

Arturo Lopez Valerio

Director

Cámara Dominicana de Tecnologías de la Información y Comunicación

Dominican Republic

Daniel Stern

Director

Mobile Monday Kampala

Uganda

Olga Cavalli

Argentina Representative

Governmental Advisor Committee of ICANN

Argentina

Christelle Scharff

Founder

MobileSenegal Hub

Senegal

Dr Catherine Margaret (Maggy) Beukes-Amiss

Head of Department

University of Namibia

Namibia

Dagmawi Lemma

Head of the Computer Science Department

Addis Ababa University

Ethiopia