NetSquared is a program of the Global Media team of TechSoup Global.
Kevin is responsible for strategy and operations for the Netsquared program. He also interfaces with various internal and external stakeholders in the TechSoup Global universe. Previously as Lead Technology Analyst, he wrote and edited content on TechSoup.org properties, and assisted with the donor review and onboarding processes. He was involved with the launch and translation of TechSoup Asia, a project that brought technology resources to NGOs in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines, and Indonesia.
Kevin holds an MPA and MA in International Relations from the Maxwell School in Syracuse, and a BA from the University of California at Berkeley.
Elijah van der Giessen is the Community Manager for NetSquared at TechSoup Global where he fosters online and offline network involvement through community management and content curation. He works closely with NetSquared Local organizers to launch, grow, and support local community groups in over 50 cities around the world.
Previously Eli managed the David Suzuki Foundation web team, coordinated a team of 150 volunteers for the Edmonton Folk Music Festival, and spent several winters wandering Canada as part of the Canadian Idol crew.
He's currently based in Vancouver BC, contracting to the San Francisco office.