Bernd Nordhausen advises organizations and governments on how to effectively utilize technology to bridge the digital divide. Bernd strongly believes that children should be provided the same educational opportunities regardless of where they live. He has been involved in ICT (Information Communication Technology) for development for a decade. As part of the Intel Word Ahead and Intel Education programs, he was instrumental in designing solutions for rural and remote area. He designed and implemented solar powered computer labs in Zambia and Philippines. He was also the chief architect in a joint project with USAID to bring internet access using wireless and satellite technology to a remote part of Vietnam.
Originally from Germany, Singapore has been Bernd’s home for the past 25 years. After an 18 year career at Intel, Bernd now works with organizations and governments developing sustainable plans to bring appropriate technology into schools regardless of location.
Bernd holds a Ph. D. and M.S. in Computer Science from the University of California, Irvine, and a B.S. in Mathematics from the University of Alabama.
Over the years, Bernd has utilized his unique skill set and experience to support a various non-profit groups including: