Josh Nesbit

Chief Executive Officer, Medic Mobile

Skoll Awardee


Josh Nesbit is the Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Medic Mobile, a nonprofit technology company on a mission to improve health equity in under-served communities. Josh also created Hope Phones, a cell phone recycling campaign designed to engage millions of Americans in global health efforts. He is an Ashoka Fellow, PopTech Social Innovation Fellow, Echoing Green Fellow, and Rainer Arnhold Fellow. 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 in 2011, he was named by Forbes as one of the world’s 30 top social entrepreneurs. Medic Mobile supports over 7,000 community health workers across 20 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the US. The company develops mobile and web platforms optimized for stockout monitoring, disease surveillance, emergency response, and coordination for maternal and child healthcare.