More about our guests
Jeremy is the Co-Founder and CEO of DDD. Prior to DDD, Jeremy worked as a management consultant with McKinsey & Company and as an international nonprofit consultant.
He graduated from Harvard with a BA in economics and earned an MBA from MIT’s Sloan School of Management. For their business success and remarkable social impact, DDD and Jeremy have been recognized with the prestigious Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship, as well as awards from the World Bank Development Marketplace, the IFC Grassroots Business Initiative, and the Global Knowledge Partnership.
Among other media acclaim, Jeremy and DDD were profiled in Thomas Friedman’s “The World is Flat” as his “favorite example” of a social entrepreneur’s initiative.
Sopheap serves as Executive VP of HR and Impact at Digital Divide Data (DDD). In her role, she supports the workforce of around 1000 people throughout Asia and East Africa. Sopheap introduced a performance management system and created an engaging working environment.
She started her first job at DDD in 2004 as an associate in the work-study program. One year after, she rose to a junior managerial role as a shift supervisor, then eventually became the General Manager.
Sopheap left her job in 2011 to pursue her master’s degree in the US. She holds a Master of International Management from Portland State University. She is also a 2009 International Ford Motor Company fellow.
Returning to DDD in 2013, Sopheap grew into an executive role and illustrates how DDD changes lives globally. By combining the right opportunity with personal commitment and determination, it is possible to achieve impossible things.
Books mentioned on the podcast
The Opposable Mind by Roger L. Martin
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