Our Members and Alumni
Meet our Netcito community, a diverse group of highly successful entrepreneurs from around the United States.
Sean McDonaldCEO at FrontlineSMS FrontlineSMSNetcito Alum
Sean Martin McDonald is the CEO of the Social Impact Lab (SIMLab) CIC, the makers of FrontlineSMS and FrontlineCloud. He is the Founder of the Capture the Ocean Project and the FrontlineSMS:Legal Project. Sean joined SIMLab in 2010 and works with organizations all over the world to figure out how to use mobile technologies to increase their social impact. SIMLab was recently named the #1 Technology NGO in the world by the Global Journal, and #37 overall. FrontlineSMS has been downloaded over 200,000 times and is being used by thousands of organizations in more than 135 countries to reach millions of people. Sean leads day-to-day operations, strategic vision, and business development for SIMLab.
Sean has worked in and written about the connections between international development, data, technology, political communications, conflict resolution, and legal services for the last 10 years. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of International Peace Park Expeditions, the Social Impact Lab Foundation, and the Social Impact Lab Community Interest Company. He is a Trustee of the Awesome Foundation DC and an affiliate with Harvard University’s Berkman Center. Sean is an advisor to Clinton Global Initiative, Digital Democracy, DoSomething.org, ECPAT USA, the Law Without Walls Program, TechChange, and UNDP.