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John Morris Co-founder and Director at Geeks Without Frontiers


A former lawyer, banker and telecoms entrepreneur, John Morris is a co-founder and director of Geeks Without Frontiers (Geeks), a not-for-profit dedicated to using technology to help close the Digital Divide and address the Sustainable Development Goals. John is the principal architect and author of Geeks’ ‘DigOnce!’ Model Law published in 2016 which led to Geeks being appointed as part of the team advising the US Federal Communications Commission’s (Digital Divide focused) ‘Broadband Deployment Advisory Team’. John is also the lead author of Geeks’ 2017 ‘CommunityConnect’ initiative, a prize-winning code of best practices for satellite operators and regulators designed to help close the Digital Divide. Geeks’ 2018 initiative, ‘HumanityConnect’, focuses on the critical role of connectivity in empowering forcibly displaced people throughout the world.

John graduated LLB (hons) from University College, London and is a Barrister at Law.