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Josh Nesbit is the Chief Executive Officer of Medic Mobile, a nonprofit organization that builds mobile and web tools for community health workers, clinic staff, and families in hard-to-reach communities. These tools help over 10,000 health workers provide care for 5 million people in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Medic Mobile focuses on improving health systems for antenatal care, childhood immunization, lifesaving child health treatments, stock monitoring for essential medicines, and disease surveillance. In 2014, Medic Mobile received a Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship.

Before co-founding Medic Mobile, Josh studied global health and bioethics at Stanford University, where his qualitative research focused on pediatric HIV/AIDS in Malawi. Josh is an Ashoka Fellow, PopTech Social Innovation Fellow, Echoing Green Fellow, and Rainer Arnhold Fellow. He has served on the Board of Directors for Developing Radio Partners and IntraHealth International. Josh was selected by Devex as one of 40 Under 40 Leaders in International Development, received the Truman Award for Innovation from the Society for International Development, and was named by Forbes as one of the world’s 30 top social entrepreneurs.