Dr. Nicholas Haan

Dr. Nicholas Haan


Location:
Zanzibar, Tanzania

Focus:
Designing for Impact
Entrepreneurship
Innovation
Solving Global Grand Challenges

Areas of Expertise:
Adaptability and Resilience, Design Thinking, Corporate intrapreneurship, Disaster Resilience, Sustainable Development, Universal Basic Income (UBI)

SDG Focus:
No Poverty, Zero Hunger, Quality Education

The Expert is currently not providing consultation for:
Tobacco Industry, Weapons and War Industry

Description:

Faculty Chair and VP for Impact in Singularity University.


Dr. Nicholas Haan has served since 2012 as Singularity University's Faculty Chair and Vice President for Impact where he speaks around the world on paths to positive impact for humanity's grand challenges. Previously a Senior Economist with the United Nations, Dr. Haan led the creation of the global standard for classifying food insecurity that is used in over 40 countries. He currently Chairs a UN led Advanced Technology and Artificial Intelligence Working Group, developing cutting-edge innovations to meet the Sustainable Development Goals. Dr. Haan is an entrepreneur, having launched 3 startups and currently launching a social business to tackle global climate change. He has been a NASA Climate Scientist and sits on the boards of several organizations. He is from California and has worked in East Africa for over 30 years, where he currently resides. Dr. Haan is an expedition sea kayaker and has accomplished 3 'first-ever' expeditions on Lake Victoria, Lake Turkana, and the Indian Ocean.


Dr. Nicholas Haan


Micro-consulting

Duration60 mins


Additional Info

Micro-consulting