Paul Needham

Paul Needham

PopTech Social Innovation Fellow, President and Co-Founder at Simpa Networks

Paul Needham's keynotes discuss important social issues that are plaguing the world today. As a graduate from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor's in Commercie in Marketing and Economics in 1992, Needham went on to achieve his Master's of Philosophy from the University of Cambridge in Economics and Politics of Development as well as his partial Ph.D in Economics also from the University of Cambridge.

The innovative entrepreneur has made it his mission to make energy accessible to everyone. With his Simpa Networks corporation, Needham has envisioned a bold new future for the world. Alongside his work as President and Co-Founder at Simpa Networks, Needham also works as a Board Member at CAMFED USA Foundation and a PopTech Social Innovation Fellow.

His past experience includes being a Director and holding multiple other positions at Microsoft, DRIVEpm positions, VP Product Strategy at Accipiter Solutions and President and Co-Founder of BidClix, Inc. As one of the most influential start-up masters, Paul Needham's keynotes take on very timely and important social issues.

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