Bobby Jefferson, a leader in information and communications technology for development (ICT4D), works to expand DAI’s range of digital health services. Bobby serves as Board advisor for health technology startups THINKMD, ClickMedix, CodePartners, DataElevates, Covelocity.Health, and MobileODT. He is responsible for sourcing, evaluating, and implementing technology startup investment opportunities. He performs technology reviews of early-stage companies, startup innovations, and early-stage social venture to apply digital health and cybersecurity to address key issues in international development and LMIC. He has performed technology due diligence of pre-revenue startups, early-round innovators, niche health solutions in collaboration with incubators in Maryland, Massachusetts, and North Carolina. He uses private-sector digital health, interoperability, and cybersecurity solutions to support international development projects for the U.S. Agency for International Development and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

He has roles as a competition judge, technology reviewer, and judge of early-stage funding, including the Innovation to Action Challenge, Global Health Innovation Prize, and [email protected] Prize. In his role as Board Advisor or Board Observer during (post-deal) implementation, is to protect the investment, assess the soundness of the business model and technology, and foster the venture’s impact to achieve a global scale.



Rodion Kraus

Dr. Rodion Kraus is a Senior Technical Adviser for DAI Global Health and the Project Director for the Tackling Deadly Diseases in Africa Program (TDDAP), which works in six countries to strengthen health systems and institutions to deliver better health security and improve disease preparedness and response.

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