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Christopher Fabian is a technologist and co-founder of UNICEF's Innovation Unit. He was born on April 18, 1980 in New York, NY. Fabian graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in computer science and engineering. He then went on to work at the United Nations, where he helped to develop the first global mobile phone network for refugees. In 2006, Fabian co-founded UNICEF's Innovation Unit with Erica Kochi. The unit works to develop new technologies to help children in need. Fabian has also worked with the World Bank, the United Nations Development Programme, and the World Economic Forum. Fabian is married to his wife, Sarah, and they have two children. He is an avid traveler and enjoys exploring new cultures. As of 2021, Christopher Fabian's net worth is estimated to be around $2 million.
|Occupation||Technology designer, lecturer, investor|
|Age||43 years old|
|Born||18 April 1980|
|Birthplace||New York, New York|
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As of 2020, the Innovation Fund holds USD $20 million and has made over 60 investments in open source technology companies in 40 countries. In 2016, it added a UNICEF Ventures fund for small, early-stage investments. in 2016, Fabian has worked to build platforms that can allow for rapid development, testing, and deployment of new technologies and approaches to solving problems. Ventures work has included investment in “frontier technology” such as Drones, UAVs, data science and machine learning. Examples include the UNICEF Drone Corridor in Malawi, in 2016, and the "Magic Box" platform for working with large realtime datasets. The Magic Box platform allows companies like IBM, Google, and Telefonica to pool data so it can be used to make realtime decisions in emergencies.
In 2019 he launched GIGA an initiative to finance connecting every school in the world to the internet. He and his co-lead Sunita Grote were selected as one of WIRED Magazine's "WIRED25" for their work on building realtime maps of school connectivity, and creating financing partnerships based on aggregated connectivity demand.
In 2019, he also led the development of the Digital Public Goods Alliance - a platform built with the Government of Norway, Sierra Leone's DSTI (Department of Science, Technology, and Innovation run by Minister David Sengeh), and India's iSpirit to identify and support open source software for public good.
Fabian has advocated for technologists in the development space to incorporate UNICEF’s Innovation principles. These Principles, such as be open source, build with local technologists, and build for sustainability, are used widely in the international development community.
Fabian was also a producer of the virtual-reality film Clouds Over Sidra, created by Vrse.works. The film follows Sidra, a 12-year-old girl that has fled her home in Syria due to the ongoing crisis and found herself in Jordan’s Zaatari refugee camp.
In 2015 he led the launch of UNICEF’s Innovation Fund, a pooled funding vehicle built to quickly assess, fund and scale companies, teams, and ideas that have been developed in new and emerging markets.
Fabian is known for his work on tools for children and communities in low-infrastructure environments, including the Digital Drum, U-Report, and RapidSMS, which evolved to RapidPro — a free, open source framework for rapidly building mobile services for scale.
In 2013, he and Kochi were on the Time 100 list of global influencers.
In 2011, Fabian advised on the creation of a framework of innovations labs linking WHO, UNDP, UNICEF as well as public and private-sector partners around in-country innovation. In 2013, Fabian helped launch the Child Friendly Technology Framework (CFT), 52 worksheets used for brainstorming and project planning when an idea for a project with a technology component is focused on children and adolescents. In 2015, Fabian designed the first Global Innovation Summit for Children, co-organised by UNICEF and the Ministry Foreign Affairs of Finland.
Since 2007, Fabian has been Senior Advisor on Innovation to the Executive Director at UNICEF. He co-founded UNICEF's Office of Innovation, which focuses on connecting those with good ideas to those with the means to take them to scale. Since 2015, UNICEF convenes these networks of changemakers primarily through the Unit’s Innovation Fund and its Global Innovation Centre, which Fabian helped launch in 2015. The Global Innovation Centre, based in Nairobi, helps take successful ideas to scale and cultivates South-South innovation.
Christopher Fabian (born April 18, 1980) is a technologist who co-founded UNICEF's Innovation Unit with Erica Kochi in 2006. He currently runs UNICEF Ventures - and makes investments into open source technologies that can provide solutions to societal problems, particularly those facing children. Between 2007 and 2015 he held the role of Senior Advisor on Innovation to the Executive Director at UNICEF. Fabian spent a year (2010) as Senior Advisor on Innovation to the Executive Office of the Secretary-General.