Now serving as Director of Investments at Carlifornia-based Omidyar Network, Okolloh served as Google’s Policy Manager for Africa after co-founding Ushahidi and later Mzalendo. She has also held various positions with Covington and Burling, the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights and the World Bank.
The Pittsburgh and Harvard Law School graduate was also named TIME 100 Most Influential People list in 2014.
Uffe Ellemann-Jensen, Chairman of the Founders Share Company’s Board, said, “A true pioneer in technology and philanthropy, Ory Okolloh’s creative insight, global perspective and sharp sense of accountability will be a valuable addition to the Thomson Reuters Founders Share Company’s Board of Directors. We are pleased to welcome her.”