Iris is the CEO at Apps for Good. During 2009, Iris led the feasibility study that resulted in the creation of Apps for Good. In 2012 the Observer and Nesta named Iris as one of Britain’s 50 New Radicals for her work with Apps for Good. Iris is a member of the Big Society Network’s Nexter programme and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. She has a background in commercial digital media and telecoms consulting, and running business planning and strategy projects, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East for Ovum. When not working, Iris spends time with her 18 month-old daughter Lucie.
Topic of presentation: Empowering students to create solutions to the problems they care about, using technology
Organization: Apps for Good