Chief Executive Officer , NetHope
Dr. William A. Brindley serves as NetHope’s Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director. His career spans over thirty years with international and domestic executive management positions in start-up, turnaround, established business and nonprofit organizations.
Having held such positions as Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Information Officer and Global Managing Director positions with financial services, entertainment and technology corporations, as well as grass-roots educational associations and not-for-profits organizations, Bill brings to the table a wide array of knowledge of best practices in management and structural organization.
A significant portion of Bill’s career was as a senior executive with Citigroup where he led various parts of The Citibank Private Bank. His work there was characterized as “Leading Edge” by Gartner, as well as benchmarked as “Best Practice” by Audi and the United States Department of Defense. Before joining The Citibank Private Bank, Bill served for four years as a Chief Deputy to Citigroup’s Corporate Technology Officer, overseeing information and communications technology in over 100 countries.
Bill is an experienced practitioner in strategy, management, technology, and business redesign and change management. He graduated magna cum laude from American University and holds several graduate degrees, including a doctorate in organizational change He is a graduate of The Wharton School’s Advanced Management Program and has also completed postgraduate courses at both Columbia and Harvard Business Schools.
NetHope's mission has a clear focus: to be a catalyst for collaboration among international humanitarian organizations. By working together to solve problems and share knowledge, we help ensure that our members have access to the best information and communication technology and practices when serving people in the developing world.
We do this by working across our membership as a highly collaborative team, solving common technology problems, fostering strong relationships with private industry, and educating our members and the wider community of humanitarian organizations worldwide.