Publication: 2013-04-15



Name:Owen Ambur


Name:Geeks without Frontiers



  • GEEKS LeadershipGEEKS' leadership is strategically located in Silicon Valley and Los Angeles and, together with the GEEKS international Board of Advisers, have access to the developers of leading edge technologies and innovations which have the potential for meaningful global impact.

  • Chris StottChris is a founding Director, and current Chairman of the Board of the Manna Energy Foundation, and brings with him experience managing international business activities coupled with prior international NGO field and managerial experience from his work with Life Education Trust International Chris ensures the greatest synergies and leverage between the Manna Energy Foundation and the GEEKS initiative Chris is President and CEO of ManSat Ltd, which negotiates geostationary orbits and associated radio frequencies for commercial space ventures

  • Michael PotterMichael serves as Vice Chairman of the Manna Energy Foundation and is focused on creating the greatest impact by utilizing both Manna Energy resources and the GEEKS talent team. Michael spent 10 years building a pan-European for profit telecommunications network (ESPRIT TELECOM)

  • Andrew GoldAndrew is Founder of International Network Solutions and Global Wireless Communications Developing sustainable business models for distributing broadband to the masses Inventor of self sustainable renewable energy powered 2G/3G/and 4G communications infrastructure

  • GEEKS Board of Advisors

  • Victoria AlonsoperezVictoria, a telecommunications and electronics engineer, is the International Outreach Advisor for GEEKS Without Frontiers Founder of IEETECH: Innovative Efficient Engineering Technologies, to develop her winning social business concept of the International Telecommunications Union Young Innovators Competition South America Regional Coordinator of the Space Generation Advisory Council Teaching Associate of the Space Engineering Department at the International Space University's Space Studies Program

  • John MorrisJohn is an experienced lawyer, banker and successful telecommunications entrepreneur with VC and business angel experience Current interests include the development of software for the foreign exchange markets, automated trading algorithms, natural language search software and a children's educational charity focussed on developing well being techniques in UK primary schools

  • Niall MurphyNiall is a successful technology entrepreneur and investor. He is principal of Kubu Ventures Sarl. Niall currently serves as CEO of cross platform application software technology company Ideaworks3D. He is founder & CEO of internet of things venture Evrythng. Niall was founder of The Cloud, Europe's largest public WiFi network, acquired by British Sky Broadcasting in January 2011. A computer scientist by training, Niall worked on telecoms policy for an ANC think tank in the early 90s before founding one of the first ISPs in Africa. He was co-author of a WiFi roaming framework adopted by IETF

  • Emma Nicholson, Baroness of WinterbourneEmma is the Executive Chairman of AMAR. She is also a sitting Peer in the House of Lords. She is the Founder President of the Caine Prize for African Writing, and a Founder Member of the Booker Prize Foundation and of the Booker Prize for Russian Fiction. She is also aWorld Health Organisation Envoy for Health as a Tool for Peace and Development.

  • Ben Schwegler, Ph.D., M.ASCEBen is Senior Vice President and Chief Scientist of Walt Disney Imagineering (WDI) Research & Development He was the recipient of the 2002 Henry R. Michel Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and was awarded the Orange County (California) Engineering Council's Outstanding Project Management Award for 2001. Ben is on the Board of Directors of the Precourt Institute for Energy Efficiency at Stanford University and a member of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory's Technical Divisions Advisory Board. He is also a Consulting Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Stanford University,

  • Dave StritzingerDave is President/CEO Consensus Corporation Experience in wireless retail services, logistics and supply chain solutions, start-up veteran, regional education and global operations and management.

  • Niels ZibrandtsenNiels is the founder and primary owner - with his family - of GlobalConnect through ZS Holding A / S. He is also the founder of ZS Holding, Zone Systems, and Butler Networks. Niels Zibrandtsen has worked for Brüel & Kjaer, NCR, ABB, Dataco, and Radiometer International before he started his own business. Assisted in the start-up of Aplus and I-NO, Funen Optical Network and GigaContent.

  • Manna Energy FoundationGEEKS WIthout frontiers is an incubator project of the Manna Energy Foundation