Tech provides many opportunities to bring people together and solve common problems
Alan Thomson – Head of Technology of International Alert. He manages the Technology team, who develop software to support the organisation’s core peacebuilding work, develop and identify software to improve organisational efficiency, and support and maintain IT infrastructure.
In his talk Alan will tell his personal journey from the private to the non-profit sector and the lessons he has learned along the way about bringing together tech, peace and development. How can tech be used to build peace? From giving young Tunisians a say in their community to bringing people together across divides, International Alert explore how NGOs can use tech to achieve positive change.