Janet Longmore

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Digital Opportunity Trust (DOT)

Janet Longmore is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Digital Opportunity Trust (DOT), a youth-led movement of daring social innovators who are creating opportunities and transforming communities around the world. A champion for technology-driven, community-owned, and youth-led solutions in developing regions of the world, Janet sits on the World Economic Forum (WEF) Internet for All Steering Committee, which aims to drive digital inclusion across the globe, and was a member of the WEF Global Agenda Council on Emerging Multinationals from 2014-2016. She was named a Social Entrepreneur of the Year by the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship in 2013. Janet is a 2016 recipient of Canada’s Meritorious Service Cross, is a Senior Ashoka Fellow, a recipient of the CATA Alliance Sara Kirke Award for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (2011), and was recognized as a Trailblazer and Trendsetter by the Women’s Executive Network Top 100 Women in Canada (2012).