An open-source innovation expert, Shaifali Puri has spent her career working to solve the biggest problems plaguing developing nations. She is currently the CEO of Uplift, a global champion for the ultra-poor. Uplift's mission is to accelerate sustainable progress for 350 million people currently living in the most severe forms of poverty in in the world - the majority of whom are women and their children. Prior, she was Executive Director of Global Innovation at NIKE Foundation and Executive Director of Scientists Without Borders. Her work has been featured in many publications including Fortune, the New York Times, and World Policy Journal.