Andy Kristian, Member of the Board
Andy is the Founder of Hiinga, spending time between Africa and Charlotte, North Carolina. He graduated from Harvard University with an MPA (Business and Government). At Harvard, he was a Gleitsman Innovation Fellow at the Center For Public Leadership, a Venture Resident of the Harvard Innovation Lab at Harvard Business School, and an Edward Mason Fellow in Public Policy & Management. Andy also graduated from Lancaster Bible College in Pennsylvania, and Makerere University in Uganda. He is an advisor at the MIT Martin Trust Center for Entrepreneurship, and he advises the Government of Rwanda on Trade and Investment. His comments have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, The Harvard Gazette, Boston Innovation and The Huffington Post. He’s a frequent speaker on social innovation and economic development at universities including MIT, Stanford, Harvard, Johns Hopkins and Messiah College. He has also spoken at several churches including Menlo Church in San Francisco.