Jonathan M. Ledgard

Director, Afrotech, EPFL

Jonathan Ledgard is founder of the new Rossums studio and director of a future Africa initiative at EPFL in Switzerland. He was a long-time Africa correspondent of The Economist. He leads the Redline group which seeks to build droneports and cargo drone lines in Africa. His second novel, Submergence, a New York Times book of the year, is presently being adapted for Hollywood by Wim Wenders.

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