Inveneo is on a mission to bring the tools of information and communications technology to those who need it most. We’re fortunate to have a dedicated team of professionals who bring skills, experience, and perspectives from across the technology spectrum and from around the world. If you’d like to join us, see if we’re hiring.
FJ has twenty plus years background in functional project management (time, quality and cost management), as well as extensive experience in small business and international development for job creation. Furthermore, he is highly versed in multiple international settings with a fluency in French and American Sign Language, and he is a native English speaker. In the past FJ worked with the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center, and Inveneo. These positions, along with his MBA from San Francisco State University, have provided him highly transferable skills in flexibility, effective interpersonal skills, cross-departmental communication, as well as project maintenance and tracking. His project management experience is best demonstrated in Inveneo’s Haiti Connected Cities BATI program. Of his many career successes, he has personally led the design, implementation, and growth of the Inveneo Partner Program sales and implementation channel from 15 to 125 IT businesses in 25 countries around the world. Additionally, he has proven networking, coalition building, and strategy skills.
Bob manages and implements ICT projects from design to completion with more than 35 years of technical expertise and leadership. One of the original members of the legendary Homebrew Computer Club, Bob recently coordinated the multi-stakeholder effort to bring Internet service to 100 youth centers and schools in underserved communities in the West Bank of Palestine. He has also worked on Inveneo projects in 15 African countries, as well as Bangladesh, Haiti, and Nepal, and he led several trainings for Inveneo’s local ICIP partners.
Jana works as Inveneo’s Communications Manager, organizing the team’s ever-increasing and dynamic online presence. Prior to 2017, she worked as the Tech Salon Manager for the San Francisco Bay Area. She previously volunteered with UNICEF USA, where she provided editorial direction to its web team and created its online newsletter for the northwest region of the United States. She is passionate about bringing human rights issues to the forefront through media and technology in the developing world, and she has reported on development programs from several countries including Bolivia, Ghana, Thailand, and India. Her writing has been published on World Vision, Beliefnet, and Twitter’s “Twitter for Good” blog. Currently she also works to manage the social media of Equal Access International, World Possible, and LifePosts. Jana’s educational background includes a B.A. in Anthropology from West Virginia University and a Master of International Development from the University of Pittsburgh.
Eric is an experienced ICT professional with hands-on field experience designing and deploying sustainable technology solutions with expertise in network administration, data analytics, application programming, product design and development, and user research. Eric’s mission is to enhance human agency and freedoms by enabling the sharing of and access to information. This mission began after venturing out of the lab as a computer programmer to understand the impact behind the technology he was building which led him back to school to study Human Computer Interaction and User Centered Design methods for creating appropriate technology. After applying his new skills designing products for social impact in India’s labor market and for the United States National and California State Parks, Eric has enjoyed working and learning alongside his Inveneo friends since 2014. As a technology for development practitioner and manager, he has led education technology projects in Ethiopia and Cameroon and implemented network infrastructure initiatives in Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Ghana.