Bright Simons
Bright Simons profile

Bright Simons is the president of mPedigree, a social enterprise working to safeguard human health and food security using technology. A career inventor and innovator, his current projects include vaccine quality detection using novel organo-sensors. Bright is a WEF Young Global Leader, TED Fellow, Aspen Braddock Fellow and the 2016 CNBC African Innovative Business Leader of the Year. In 2016, Fortune magazine named him on its list of World’s 50 Greatest Leaders.


Articles by Bright Simons


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April 19, 2019
The social innovation paradox: Why it’s hard to be both innovative and scalable
"Many interventions and businesses find themselves in a Catch 22: They need to show that they’re both innovative and scalable – but being scalable makes it harder for them to be innovative."