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who we are


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who we are


Internet of Elephants is a social enterprise based in Kenya and the United States.  We are a collaboration of technologists, conservationists, educators, game designers, and strategists working together towards a stronger connection between people and wild animals.

the herd

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Gautam Shah
Founder & CEO

Gautam quit a perfectly good career as an IT consultant to start a tech for wildlife company. 

jake manion
product lead

Jake is the creative director of our product development.

bas hochstenbach
business development

Bas creates our business and finance strategy.

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EVANS busuru
design

Evans makes everything look and behave better with his design touch.

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Raff Mares
Data

Rafael manages, analyzes and models all our wildlife data.

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mbugua moses
design & development

Mbugua turns awesome ideas into even more awesome code.

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Anne Miltenburg
Brand

Anne directs how other people think and feel about IOE.

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abhilash Krishnan
traction

Abhilash helps us create a global movement through data driven marketing.

Radhika Miraglia
Storytelling

Radhika writes our wildlife and conservation stories.

 

Our Advisors


Our Advisors


the guides

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Chris Sandbrook
Conservation Expertise

 Chris is a lecturer on Conservation Leadership for UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre and advises us on wildlife conservation approaches.

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Henrik Rasmussen
Hardware and GPS Expertise

Henrik is the founder of Savannah Tracking and advises us on GPS collaring technology.

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Giles Davies
Business Strategy

Giles is the founder of Conservation Capital and advises us on business and financial strategy.

 

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Bill Adams
Conservation Expertise

Bill is a professor of Conservation and Development at Cambridge University and advises us on wildlife conservation approaches.

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ELLIS BARTHOLOMEUS
PLAY expertise

Ellis is a Dutch expert in games, also known as the 'Professor of Play'. She has advised IoE from its infancy to its present day form. 

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Peter Warman
Gaming Market Strategy

Peter is the co-founder of Newzoo and advises us on how to conquer the online gaming sector.

 

our Partners


our Partners


the symbiotic relationships