Jeanine Vos is Head of SDG Accelerator at the GSMA, which aims to accelerate and amplify the mobile industry’s impact in achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. The first initiative was launched in 2017 and aims to fast-track the deployment of Big Data for Social Good. Working closely with an Advisory Panel of global agencies and partners, and a Taskforce of mobile operators from around the world, the BD4SG initiative is both establishing best practices and common approaches, as well as delivering collaborative implementations with operators and partners on the ground.
Jeanine is responsible for strategy and delivery, working closely with member companies and ecosystem partners to identify, prioritise and execute activities, and communicate findings. The GSMA represents the interests of 1000+ companies in the mobile communications industry worldwide.
Prior to this, Jeanine was Executive Director, Connected Living at the GSMA, leading initiatives to help unlock the consumer, societal and business benefits of the Internet of Things (IoT). Jeanine led a portfolio of projects, research and strategic partnerships to drive innovation, ensure a sustainable business model and unlock market opportunities in digital health, mobile learning, smart cities and connected cars.
Before joining the GSMA in 2005, Jeanine worked at T-Mobile in the areas of Public Policy and Strategy. She holds an MSc from the Delft University of Technology and an MSc from the London School of Economics.