Paul Braund is a researcher and practitioner at the intersection of design, technology and social innovation. He has over 25 years of experiences working in the Information and Communication Technologies for Development (ICTD) sector, with leading technology companies, the UN and WB, social enterprises and crowdsourcing platforms. Paul is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of the RiOS Institute, which was established in Berkeley, CA in 2006 to bring Research and Innovation to Organizations and Societies. He holds a PhD in Informations Systems and an MA from the Royal College, London. He is also an internationally award-winning designer.