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Bright Simons

President of MPedigree; Health Technology Innovator & African Food Security Activist

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 Bright Simons Biography

Bright Simons is a technology innovator, development activist and social entrepreneur. He is President of the mPedigree Network, a social enterprise working with governments, companies, and organisations to promote innovative technologies in the areas of health and food security, transparency, and governance. His latest work on the application of “smart polymers” to health cold-chain problems has been supported by Harvard Innovation Labs, among others. Prior, he was Director of Research at the IMANI Centre for Policy and Education in Ghana, where he helped steer the organization's award-winning research activities.

Bright is a Member of the World Economic Forum's Network of Global Agenda Councils and Technology Pioneers communities. He is also an Ashoka Fellow, TED Fellow, Salzburg Global Fellow, Tech Museum Laureate and a Brain Trust member of the Evian Group at IMD. In 2010, he was conferred with an Archbishop Desmond Tutu Award by the African Leadership Institute. In 2013, he was named to the Advisory Board of IC Publications, a leading Pan-African and Afro-Diaporan publisher.

As a board-level advisor, Simons’s commitments include the Microsoft Africa Advisory Council, the Lancet Commission on the Future of Health in Africa, the World Economic Forum’s Africa Strategy Group, IMANI Center for Policy and Education, and the Ashoka Globalizer initiative. In 2016, Fortune magazine named him to its World’s 50 Greatest Leaders list.

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Bright Simons

President of MPedigree; Health Technology Innovator & African Food Security Activist

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Bright Simons Biography

Bright Simons is a technology innovator, development activist and social entrepreneur. He is President of the mPedigree Network, a social enterprise working with governments, companies, and organisations to promote innovative technologies in the areas of health and food security, transparency, and governance. His latest work on the application of “smart polymers” to health cold-chain problems has been supported by Harvard Innovation Labs, among others. Prior, he was Director of Research at the IMANI Centre for Policy and Education in Ghana, where he helped steer the organization's award-winning research activities.

Bright is a Member of the World Economic Forum's Network of Global Agenda Councils and Technology Pioneers communities. He is also an Ashoka Fellow, TED Fellow, Salzburg Global Fellow, Tech Museum Laureate and a Brain Trust member of the Evian Group at IMD. In 2010, he was conferred with an Archbishop Desmond Tutu Award by the African Leadership Institute. In 2013, he was named to the Advisory Board of IC Publications, a leading Pan-African and Afro-Diaporan publisher.

As a board-level advisor, Simons’s commitments include the Microsoft Africa Advisory Council, the Lancet Commission on the Future of Health in Africa, the World Economic Forum’s Africa Strategy Group, IMANI Center for Policy and Education, and the Ashoka Globalizer initiative. In 2016, Fortune magazine named him to its World’s 50 Greatest Leaders list.

Bright Simons Videos

  • Bright Simons, President and Founder, mPedigree
    Bright Simons talks the importance of collaboration in achieving the SDGs. His org, mPedigree, fights drug and seed counterfeiting with an ...
  • 2019 Skoll Awards | Bright Simons of mPedigree
    At the 2019 Skoll World Forum, mPedigree's Bright Simons took to the stage to receive the 2019 Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship.
  • TEDxHamburg - Bright B. Simons - "mPedigree" - YouTube

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  • How to book Bright Simons?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Bright Simons for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Bright Simons, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Bright Simons or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Bright Simons?

    Booking fees for Bright Simons, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Bright Simons, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Bright Simons?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Bright Simons for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Bright Simons for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Bright Simons or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Bright Simons or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

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Bright Simons Speaker Videos

  • Bright Simons, President and Founder, mPedigree
    Bright Simons talks the importance of collaboration in achieving the SDGs. His org, mPedigree, fights drug and seed counterfeiting with an ...
    2019 Skoll Awards | Bright Simons of mPedigree
    At the 2019 Skoll World Forum, mPedigree's Bright Simons took to the stage to receive the 2019 Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship.
  • TEDxHamburg - Bright B. Simons - "mPedigree" - YouTube
    ALD interview with Bright Simons - YouTube

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