Nathaniel A. Raymond (@nattyray11) is Director of the Signal Program on Human Security and Technology at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI) of the Harvard T.I. Chan School of Public Health. He was formerly Director of Operations of the Satellite Sentinel Project at HHI, which was a co-recipient of the 2012 US Geospatial Foundation Industry Intelligence Achievement Award. Raymond was previously Director of the Campaign Against Torture at Physicians for Human Rights and served in a variety of roles at Oxfam America, including Communications Advisor for Humanitarian Response and Interim Coordinator for Tsunami Communications for Oxfam International. He has served in the field in Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, Ethiopia, the Gulf Coast, Jordan, and elsewhere. Raymond has advised the UN Mission in South Sudan on early warning of mass atrocities and served as a technical consultant to HBO. He serves on the World Economic Forum’s AI and IoT Future of Trust Network and Elrha’s advisory board on humanitarian innovation. Scholarly articles he has written have appeared in The Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, The Lancet, and the Annals of Internal Medicine.
Caitlin Howarth (@caitlinhowarth) is a Researcher on early warning systems at the Signal Program on Human Security and Technology at Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI). Howarth was formerly Reports Manager for the Satellite Sentinel Project at HHI from 2011-2012. She has served as Director of Leadership Development at the Truman National Security Project, Deputy Director of the Telecommunications Equality Project at the Roosevelt Institute, and COO and National Policy Director at the Roosevelt Institute Campus Network. Howarth’s consultant work includes the design of the award-winning MediCapt mobile forensic evidence collection app, created for Physicians for Human Rights . A Washington, DC native, she holds a BA in Political and Social Thought from the University of Virginia and a MPP in International & Global Affairs from the Harvard Kennedy School.
Stuart Campo (@stucampo) is a Researcher with the Signal Program on Human Security and Technology at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI) of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. In this capacity, he supports translational research on humanitarian technologies, standards, and ethics.
Prior to joining the HHI-Signal team, Stuart served as the Senior Innovation Deployment Specialist with UNICEF’s Global Innovation Center. In this capacity, he led globally on remote and in-country support to UNICEF and partners in the strategic adaptation and deployment of a range of solutions, including real-time information platforms like RapidPro and U-Report. During his tenure at UNICEF (beginning in 2010), Stuart held extended assignments in Kenya, Madagascar, South Sudan, and supported the design and activation of innovation initiatives in over 50 countries. Stuart has extensive experience supporting the deployment of innovative solutions that bridge the humanitarian-development divide—supporting national system-strengthening for improved decision-making and results for children at scale.
Prior to joining UNICEF, Stuart worked with Straight Talk Foundation—a leading health and development communication NGO in Uganda. Stuart studied Politics at Princeton University and is currently based in Rotterdam.
Daniel Scarnecchia (@mountainherder) is a Researcher at HHI’s Signal Program on Human Security and Technology, focusing on data governance, standards, and ethics in the Humanitarian sector. Prior to joining HHI, he was a management consultant with a practice in the governance of sensitive data and the integration of new technologies the life sciences, the use of real world evidence for drug safety studies, and building multi-stakeholder distributed research networks. Other previous work includes consulting on technology issues for a human rights advocacy campaign, and freelance GIS and data visualization for a variety of end users, including humanitarian organizations. Scarnecchia holds a Master’s degree in Public and International Affairs – Human Security from the University of Pittsburgh, and a BA in History from the University at Albany.