Lou Downe

Director of Design and Service Standards for the UK government

Lou Yeoh

Executive Director of FrogAsia Sdn Bhd

Lucia Dell'Agnello

President and Director of the NGO Center for Brazilian innovation in Education (CIEB)

Luciano Huck

TV Host, Philanthropist, Investor and Entrepreneur

Marcelo Claure

COO at SoftBank Group Corp. CEO at SoftBank Group International and SoftBank Latin America, and Executive Chairman, Sprint Corporation

Matthew Gross

Founder and CEO of Newsela

Micky Malka

Founder of Ribbit Capital

Mike Krieger

Co-founder and CTO of Instagram

Mike Krieger

Co-founder and CTO of Instagram


Mike Krieger is an entrepreneur and the co-founder of Instagram. While at Instagram, Mike served as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO), where he focused on building a broad range of creative products to empower the community to connect with their interests and passions. In doing so, Mike played an integral role in Instagram’s rapid growth and helped scale the community to over one billion monthly users. 

Additionally, as CTO, Mike grew the engineering organization to more than 450 employees across Instagram’s offices located in Menlo Park, San Francisco, and New York.

Outside of his work at Instagram, Mike and his wife, Kaitlyn, founded the Future Justice Fund (FJF), a grantmaking organization that supports groups and individuals working towards a vision of opportunity and justice for all. Since launching in 2015, FJF has supported a variety projects and organizations, with a current focus on criminal justice reform and income security.

Mike is a native of São Paulo, Brazil and speaks fluent Portuguese. He holds an MS in Symbolic Systems from Stanford University and currently lives in San Francisco.



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