Founder and CEO, Samasource
Member, Markle Initiative for America’s Economic Future in a Networked World

Leila Janah is the founder and CEO of Samasource. She serves on the boards of CARE, OneLeap and TechSoup Global and as an advisor to mobile shopping app RevelTouch.

Prior to Samasource, Janah was a a Visiting Scholar with the Stanford Program on Global Justice and Australian National University’s Center for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics. She was a founding Director of Incentives for Global Health, an initiative to increase R&D spending on diseases of the poor, and a management consultant at Katzenbach Partners (now Booz & Co.) She has also worked at the World Bank and as a travel writer for Let’s Go in Mozambique, Brazil, and Borneo.

She is the recipient of a 2011 World Technology Award and a 2012 TechFellow Award. She received a BA from Harvard.