Matt Crum is a Solutions Architect with the Global Communications Technology team at United Methodist Communications. He’s passionate about understanding and utilizing appropriate technology to enable more choice, particularly the underserved. Matt holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Computer Science from West Virginia University and a Master’s of Science degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Before United Methodist Communications, Matt was a member of the San Francisco-based technology for global development startup, Inveneo, and prior to that, he spent several years with World Vision.
Communication Technology in the Global South: Can technology transform low resourced areas of the Global South? Matt Crum from United Methodist Communications’ Global Technology Team will talk about how technologies can enable powerful ways to benefit communities, and also some potential challenges certain technology implementations can introduce in relation to missions and charity.