Neal Lesh is the chief strategy officer of Dimagi, Inc. He holds a PhD in computer science from the University of Washington and a Master in Public Health from the Harvard School of Public Health. From 2005-2009, he lived in East and Southern Africa, working on information systems for projects including large-scale AIDS treatment programs, rural hospitals, and research projects. He currently helps lead the CommCare project, an open source mobile application to support extension workers in low-income countries. He co-founded Spark MicroGrants in 2009, an organization that facilitates and funds community-led development. He also helps organize the ict4chw online discussion group.