20 years leading strategy, business development, and product development for ICT and SME initiatives in Silicon Valley and emerging markets worldwide
Seth has extensive experience innovating software products, implementing international product strategy, and project managing private sector and international development initiatives on every major continent.
Experience in: Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Benin, Ghana, Egypt, Madagascar, Mali, Nigeria, South Africa, Zambia, Georgia, Ukraine, Jordan, Lebanon, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Brazil, Mexico, Antigua, Grenada, St. Lucia, Trinidad & Tobago, and elsewhere.
The founding consultant behind the World Bank Group’s SME Toolkit, Seth served as the program’s chief product development, business development, technical project management, and content strategy consultant for 13+ years. His leadership enabled the World Bank Group and dozens of corporate partners, educational institutions, and governments in emerging markets to reach and build the capacity of 25 million+ SMEs in 18 languages.
Previously Senior Director of Content and Web Development at Meet World Trade and Managing Editor of Allbusiness/Bigvine. Seth did Ph.D. work and 2 Masters degrees at Harvard, a Fulbright Fellowship in Sri Lanka, and B.A. at Swarthmore College with coursework in economics, statistics & computer science.
VP, User Experience & Strategy
20 years working at the forefront of the visual, interaction and information design space on five continents
Jack has served as the creative director and/or user experience strategy lead for 8+ technology start-ups in Silicon Valley and globally. With a degree from Parsons School of Design, Jack has consulted for Fortune 500 and other leading companies in the financial, media, telecommunications, health, and education sectors, and for leading NGOs and governments around the world.
Over the past decade, Jack has designed, developed, and implemented 40+ multilingual, portals built on leading knowledge management systems to help the World Bank Group build the capacity of small businesses in emerging markets, and architected a robust portal management system from the ground up. Since inception, the global product has been translated into 18 languages and has received more than 25 million visits. Jack is also a certified SME Toolkit Master Trainer and curriculum developer, and has delivered trainings on five continents throughout the developing world.