Karl Brown joined the Rockefeller Foundation in 2006. As Associate Director of Applied Technology, Mr. Brown is focused on the intersection of information technology with the initiatives of the Foundation, and he works on exploring and nurturing imaginative uses of technology by Rockefeller grantees. Mr. Brown is the focal point for the Foundation's work on eHealth as part of the Transforming Health Systems initiative.
Prior to joining the Rockefeller Foundation, Mr. Brown worked as the Chief Technical Officer of GNVC, an NGO that fostered entrepreneurship in Ghana. Previously, Mr. Brown was a technical team lead with Trilogy, where he developed and deployed enterprise systems and consumer-facing websites for Fortune 500 companies such as Ford and Nissan.
Mr. Brown received a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Stanford University and a Master of International Affairs from Columbia's School of International and Public Affairs.