Steve Conrad, Associate Director of Technology

Steve is a software engineer and technology architect with over 15 years of experience in both the private and non-profit sectors. In his current role, he is focused on making open source software better and more interoperable. He is also an advocate for mentoring and teaching developers and helping to create sustainable jobs in places where talent is abundant but opportunities are rare.

Prior to joining DIAL, Steve worked for Dassault Systemes, developing enterprise software solutions for Fortune 100 manufacturing companies. He has also been a core volunteer and contributor to the Mifos/Fineract financial services platform and worked on a variety of projects connecting payment systems together. Steve lived and worked in Eastern Congo (DRC), teaching software development to university students and has worked on job creation initiatives for organizations such as HEAL Africa and American Refugee Committee/Alight.

Steve holds a BS in Computer Science and an MA in Global Leadership.