Mike Clarke

Mike Clarke

Program Director
Humanitarian Innovation Lab

Mike is the director of the Humanitarian Innovation Lab (HiL) in Beirut, Lebanon, a program backed by UNICEF and UNHCR aimed at developing new technologies to improve the current refugee experience in Lebanon and across the region. Mike is also the lead organizer of ourMENA, a new initiative funded by the Kingdom of the Netherlands to encourage social impact innovation in cities across the MENA region. Prior to Lebanon, Mike worked as a senior analyst at AltThink, a San Francisco based management consulting firm, and also spent 4+ years leading product teams at multiple VC-funded tech startups in NYC. Mike completed his BA at Union College in Political Science / Middle Eastern Studies and has spent extensive time abroad working in tech sectors across South Africa, India, Ghana, Egypt, Jordan and Lebanon.