Laina Raveendran Greene

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Raveendran Greene


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Laina Greene is CEO and Founder of Angels of Impact, and Senior Adjunct Lecturer at the National University of Singapore, School of Business. She worked in the telecom, clean tech and impact investing space for over 30 years and has worked, lived and travelled in over 52 countries around the world, She considers herself a Global Citizen.

Before this, Laina worked at the United Nations (International Telecommunications Union) in Geneva and at INTELSAT in Washington DC. In 1996, she started an e-learning company in and in 2000, she founded Silicon Valley-based consultancy GETIT Inc, focusing on greening the IT and telecom industry. Currently, as founder of Angels of Impact, she focuses her efforts to support women and indigenous led community based enterprises ensuring new forms of integrated financing and support is her current focus. She served as the first Policy Advisor of the Asia Pacific Network Information Center (APNIC) and the first Secretary General of the Asia Pacific Internet Association (APIA) and she was very involved in the Green and White Paper process prior to the formation of ICANN. She participated in WSIS in Geneva and Tunisia as representative of the
Baha’i International Community.

She is an alumna of National University of Singapore, the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva, Switzerland and Harvard University.