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Betsy Beaumon

President, Benetech

Biography

Betsy is a tech social entrepreneur and engineer who leads all of Benetech's programs - across education, human rights, poverty and the environment. She is the co-founder of two software companies, including the first web-based Information and Referral service for social services, and has developed products across the software, semiconductor, and information sectors. Betsy is an authority on digital accessible materials and defined the concept of “Born Accessible,” a vision where all digital content is made accessible to everyone when created. Betsy previously held senior positions with BEA Systems, TradeBeam, Social Online Service, and Cisco Systems. She holds a BSEE from Northwestern University.

Regional Focus

Caribbean, Central America, Central and Southern Asia, Eastern and Southern Africa, Eastern Asia, Europe, Middle East and North Africa, North America, Oceania, South America, Southeast Asia, West and Central Africa