Emmet Murphy

Emmet Murphy is the CEO and Co-Founder of Nile Point, a company that provides technology solutions and strategy consulting services to the international development sector. The firm has developed mobile and web solutions for clients such as CARE and Food for the Hungry and will launch a peer to peer mobile data collection product in July 2017. Mr. Murphy managed USAID-funded food security programs as ACDI/VOCA’s Chief of Party in Uganda and Haiti between 2000 and 2012. He led earthquake relief efforts in Haiti’s Southeast Department following the devastating 2010 earthquake. He has assisted clients with multi-year strategies, proposals and evaluations related to food security in Africa, Asia and the Middle East. He has authored numerous food security studies and co-created the Emergency Market Mapping Analysis (EMMA) tool for Practical Action. He has a BA from UC Davis, an MA in International Political Economy and Development from Fordham University and is fluent in French and Lithuanian.

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