Joel Segre

Joel is a strategy consultant focused on increasing the impact of innovations in maternal, neonatal, and child health. In his consulting practice, Joel currently serves The Gates Foundation and GE on product development and distribution challenges. Prior projects have included direct selling of health products (Uganda), pharmacy franchising (Ghana), and private sector distribution of anti-malarial drugs (Tanzania). Previously, Joel was a consultant with McKinsey & Company in San Francisco, but his passion has always been in global health. From 2002-05, Joel helped the Aravind Eye Care System (the largest eye hospital in the world) develop an ultra-low-cost sight-restoring intraocular lens. Today, the products he helped develop are sold across India, Europe, and beyond. Joel has a BS in Biomechanical Engineering from Stanford University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.