Dr. Patrick Meier has over fifteen years of experience working on a wide range of humanitarian technology projects in the Sudan, Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda, Somalia, Liberia, Congo-Brazzaville, Malawi, Tanzania, The Gambia, India, Nepal, Philippines, Timor-Leste, Kyrgyzstan, Turkey, Morocco, Western Sahara, Haiti, Fiji, Tonga, Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea, Peru and Northern Ireland with multiple international organizations including several UN agencies, the Red Cross and World Bank. His book, Digital Humanitarians, has been praised by experts at the UN, Red Cross, World Bank, USAID, Harvard, MIT, Stanford, Oxford and others. Patrick serves as Executive Director of WeRobotics where he coordinates the organization’s Health Robotics Program, focused on the use of cargo drones in public health. In 2010, he was publicly recognized by Clinton for his pioneering work in humanitarian technology, which he continues to this day. Patrick has served as a Fellow at MIT Solve, Stanford, Harvard, Rockefeller Foundation, UBS Global Visionaries, UNICEF Innovations and National Geographic. He holds a PhD from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Pre-Doc from Stanford, an MA from Columbia University, and holds a CASA certified drone pilot license and was born & raised in Africa.