Harnessing Technology for Good — Transformation and Social Impact

Using real world examples, Lisa Gelobter will explore how we really can use technology to make the change we want to see in the world. From healthcare to education to workplace culture and from public sector to private, we will look at how to use the same best practices, innovative strategies, and a product development approach to affect societal and systemic level change. 

 


Speaker

Lisa Gelobter

CEO and Founder @tEQuitable, previously Chief Digital Service Officer @Ed.gov, Chief Digital Officer @BET.com

Lisa Gelobter is the CEO and Founder of tEQuitable. Using technology to make workplaces more equitable, tEQuitable provides a confidential platform to address bias, discrimination, and harassment.

Lisa has worked on products that have been used by billions of people and pioneered several Internet technologies, including Shockwave, Hulu, and the ascent of online video. 

Previously, at the Obama White House, Lisa was the Chief Digital Service Officer for the Department of Education, and prior to that she served as the Chief Digital Officer for BET Networks at Viacom.

Lisa has been named one of Inc.'s 100 Women Building America's Most Innovative and Ambitious Businesses, Fast Company’s Most Creative People, and serves on boards for: the Obama Foundation, Times Up, and The Education Trust.

Lisa is one of the first 40 Black women ever to have raised over $1mm in VC funding.
She is also proud to be a Black woman with a Computer Science degree. Go STEM!

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