Jonathan Kalan is an award-winning photographer and journalist specializing in social innovation, technology, entrepreneurship and business in emerging markets. He has traveled to over 44 countries, lived and worked in South Asia and Africa, and collaborated with NGO’s, social enterprises, technology start ups and media companies.
Over the past fews years, has written for the BBC, The Atlantic, Al Jazeera (English) The Boston Globe, Global Post, Huffington Post, Christian Science Monitor, GOOD, Wamda, The Toronto Star and more. He currently writes a column for BBC Future, called 'Matter of Life and Tech'.
He has photographed for The New York Times, BBC, The Guardian (UK), Financial Times, The Huffington Post, Associated Press, Makeshift Magazine, International Federation of the Red Cross, among others.
Jonathan is Nairobi's Sandbox Co-Ambassador, a contributing writer for Wamda, and a Staff Writer for NextBillion.net. He has presented at conferences across the U.S. from Yale University to NTen, and taught a seminar on strategic visual communications for social entrepreneurship for Columbia University in Amman, Jordan.
Jonathan is currently based in Nairobi, Kenya. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.