Bobby Jefferson is DAI’s global head of diversity, equity, engagement, and inclusion. He was previously vice president and chief technology officer (CTO)  DAI Global Health, helping establish the company’s successful digital and global health teams and Ukraine  Cybersecurity for Critical Infrastructure (CCI) activity.

In 2020, Jefferson joined the Board of Directors of the Society for International Development-US Chapter (SID-US), a position to which he was re-elected in 2021. As a member of SID-US’s executive committee, he has been instrumental in shaping the organization’s strategic thinking on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), chairing the DEI committee; establishing the race, ethnicity, and diversity workgroup; and setting in motion the DEI strategic plan. Jefferson is a founding core team member of the Coalition for Racial and Ethnic Equity in Development (CREED) and a co-chair of the Council of International Development Companies (CIDC) committee on diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility.  

Mr. Jefferson is also on the Board of Trustees for Population Reference Bureau (PRB), Finance and Investments Committee, Board Member, THINKMD, and Compensation Committee. He serves as Board Adviser for startup enterprises CickMedix, DataElevates, SimPrints, and the Mentor Capital Network.

Jefferson earned his bachelor’s degree in computer science at American University.