Vis Naidoo – Chief Global & EdTech Officer, Cell-Ed

Vis is the Chief EdTech and Global Officer at Cell-Ed (, playing a leadership role in developing and implementing a strategy to take the use of mobile phones for learning (mlearning) globally. He is also a member of the CARICOM Technical Working Group on Open and Distance Learning (ODL), a Fellow & Board member of the Institute for Public Education – British Columbia and Board member of Education without Borders. Before this, Vis spent much of the past 20 years involved in educational technology policy and applications, ODL systems, organizational development and building partnerships in support of the social and economic development of people and communities. His work in Canada, South Africa and globally spans industry, non-profit organizations, government, governmental agencies, and education institutions.