Innovative Mobile Phone Strategies and Applications in the Developing World

Spencer Ante, deputy bureau chief of the New York Corporate Bureau at the Wall Street Journal leads a discussion at the 2010 Social Enterprise Conference about whether or not new for-profit and nonprofit ICT initiatives using mobile telephony can transform the development business. Bright Simons, president of mPedigree Network; Mike Quinn, CEO of Mobile Transactions Zambia; Martin Hartigan '69, formerly with the World Bank Group; and Jason Ellis, research staff member at the IBM's Watson Research Center, discuss the modularity of technology solutions and what issues arise in achieving systemic change.

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