Johan started several social enterprises as a way to drive social change in communities. He previously founded Play it On, an organization that has reached over 15,000 children in Uganda to foster cultural exchanges by bringing people together around sports. Johan is passionate about using natural resource management and public-private partnerships as tools for sustainable development. Johan graduated from the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin with a Master of Public Policy, focusing on social innovation and international development. Despite growing up in Denmark, Johan is a passionate NFL fan rooting for the Patriots.
Venture: Mobilized Construction’s software platform gathers road conditions and links to teams of local workers to manually build dirt roads, rather than utilizing heavily equipped and expensive contractors. Localizing repairs drops the barrier for road maintenance to a shovel and a cellphone, ensuring roads are safe and accessible around the world.