CEO and Co-founder of Medic Mobile | Stanford University BAH
Josh Nesbit is the CEO of Medic Mobile, a nonprofit company using low-cost, mobile technology to create health systems that save more lives. Josh also founded Hope Phones, a recycling campaign designed to engage millions of Americans in global health efforts. Josh and his team have worked in 15 countries in East and West Africa, Asia, and Latin America, using mobile technologies to support a wide range of programs – from infectious disease surveillance in rural Malawi to emergency response after the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. He is an Ashoka Fellow, PopTech Social Innovation Fellow, Echoing Green Fellow, Rainer Arnhold Fellow, Strauss Scholar, and Haas Public Service Fellow. Josh was selected by Devex as one of 40 Under 40 Leaders in International Development, received the Truman Award for Innovation from the Society for International Development, and was recently named by Forbes as one of the world’s 30 top social entrepreneurs.
Human Biology at Stanford University
Area of Concentration: International Health and Bioethics
Honors thesis: “Exploring Treatment Initiation for HIV-Positive Children in Rural Malawi”
Skype ID: jlnesbit (Josh Nesbit)