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Kristin Peterson

Co-Founder and Chief Marketing Officer, EveryLayer

Kristin Peterson is a tech and social entrepreneur whose focus is accelerating Internet access in emerging and frontier markets. She is the Co-Founder/CMO of EveryLayer, a tech start-up based in San Francisco that enables new and existing ISPs to bring to market high-speed, affordable broadband for the next billion. She is currently based in Nairobi, leading sales and marketing at Surf, a local ISP pioneering low cost internet access to low and middle income consumers. Prior to EveryLayer and Surf, she co-founded and was the CEO of Inveneo, a non-profit social enterprise focused on connecting those who need it most via ICTs and the Internet to speed relief and improve education and economic opportunity. Under her leadership, Inveneo and its partners delivered projects impacting the lives of 3M+ people in 25+ countries. Prior to Inveneo, Kristin worked in Silicon Valley and held several positions at AT&T in international and domestic product development, sales and marketing. She has an International MBA from Pepperdine University and a BSCE from New Mexico State University. Recent honors include World Economic Forum Schwab Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award (2013), Advisor to the Clinton Global Initiative Program Committee (2013), Member of Clinton Global Initiative (7 years), ITU World Telecommunication and Information Society Award (2011).