Patrick Meier, Ph.D.

Patrick Meier, Ph.Pd.Digital Humanitarian
iRevolutions

Patrick Meier (PhD)  is  an internationally recognized expert on humanitarian technology and robotics. His new book, “Digital Humanitarians” has been endorsed by Harvard, MIT, Stanford, Oxford, UN, Red Cross,  World Bank, USAID and others.

Over the past 12 years, Patrick has worked in the Sudan, Somalia, Kenya, Uganda, Liberia, India, Philippines, Kyrgyzstan, Nepal, Timor-Leste, Turkey, Morocco, Western Sahara, Haiti, Vanuatu and Northern Ireland on a wide range of humanitarian projects with multiple international organizations including the United Nations and the World Bank.

In 2010, he was publicly praised by Clinton for his pioneering digital humanitarian efforts, which he continues to this day. Patrick’s work has been featured in the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, CNN, BBC News, UK Guardian, The Economist, Forbes & Times Magazines, New Yorker, NPR, Wired, Mashable, TechCrunch, Fast Company, Nature, New Scientist, Scientific American and elsewhere. In addition, Patrick is an internationally sought-out speaker, having given well over 200 talks in more than 20 countries across 6 continents. He has spoken at the White House, UN, Google, Twitter, Harvard, Stanford, MIT, Skoll World Forum, Club de Madrid, Mobile World Congress, Web Summit, PopTech, National Geographic, Thinking Digital, TTI/Vanguard, SXSW and multiple TEDx’s.

Patrick is also a distinguished scholar with a PhD from The Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy, a Pre-Doctoral Fellowship from Stanford and an MA from Columbia University. His influential and widely-read blog iRevolutions has received over 1.7 million hits. He tweets at @patrickmeier.