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Bright B. Simons  

Bright B. Simons

Founder and President,
mPedigree Network,
GHANA


Bright B. Simons is a technology innovator, development activist and social entrepreneur. As an Executive at Accra-based think tank IMANI, he contributes to activities that challenge received wisdom about Africa's development challenges. As President of the mPedigree Network, he invented a system that empowers consumers to instantly verify, with a free text message, whether their medicines are safe and not counterfeit.

Bright is a member of the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Councils and Technology Pioneers Community. He is also a Young Global leader of the World Economic Forum and a Tech Museum Laureate and a Brain Trust member of the Evian Group at IMD. He has addressed many of the Fortune 100 CEOs and been cited in the world's most prominent publications, like the Wall Street Journal, the Economist, the New York Times and Time magazine. In 2010, he was conferred with an Archbishop Tutu Award.

 
Business Venture Contest 2014
Members of the Grand Jury for the Finals at Accra
 
 
 
 
 
 
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