Ellie is a senior Product Manager and co-lead of Pivotal Act at Pivotal. Pivotal Act is a new initiative focusing on design and technology in the humanitarian and social impact space. She has tackled this problem from many different sectors, including at the World Bank, UK based startup OpenSignal, the US Department of Energy, and in academia. She has worked on projects such as setting up incubators in the Caribbean for clean tech entrepreneurs, and distributing mobile apps to map cell signal in West Africa during the Ebola outbreak in 2014.
She has a masters in Technology and Policy from MIT and studied physics for undergrad at Oxford University. Ellie spoke at Interaction 18 about bringing iterative, lean & design-led approaches to problems relating to climate change resiliency and sanitation in refugee camps