DDD’s Leadership team, led by co-founder and CEO Jeremy Hockenstein, is comprised of a talented group of business professionals based in Africa, Asia, and North America and the United States.
Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Jeremy Hockenstein is co-founder and CEO of DDD. Prior to DDD, Jeremy worked as a management consultant with McKinsey & Company and as an international nonprofit consultant. He graduated from Harvard with a B.A. in economics and earned an MBA from MIT's Sloan School of Management. For its business success and remarkable social impact, DDD and Jeremy have been recognized with the prestigious Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship as well as awards from the World Bank Development Marketplace, the IFC Grassroots Business Initiative and the Global Knowledge Partnership. Among other media acclaim, Jeremy and DDD were profiled in Thomas Friedman's The World is Flat as his "favorite example" of a social entrepreneur's initiative.
Executive Vice President, Partnerships
Sameer is the Executive Vice President of Partnerships. Sameer joined DDD from Magic Software, a leading education technology company, where he was the Business Head for North America and Europe. In his current role at DDD, Sameer is focused on market development, partnerships and revenue growth, and strategy. Sameer has over 20 years of international experience in executive leadership roles with Technology and BPO companies. He has also been involved in various entrepreneurial ventures as a seed investor and business development advisor. Sameer has an MBA from the Asian Institute of Management, Manila.
Vice President, People and Culture
Sopheap Im serves as VP of Global HR. She started her first job at DDD in 2004 as an associate in the work-study program. One year later, she rose to first line manager and managed the Battambang office. The number of staff grew from 20 to 150 by the time she left in 2011. Sopheap graduated from Portland State University with her Master's degree in international development. She returned to DDD in 2013 and has since taken on different managerial roles.
Chief Financial Officer
Wolfgang Müller is the CFO of DDD. He started his career in Albania in the early post-communist years as a finance consultant to the dairy industry and as a consultant and successful entrepreneur in the fast-growing printing industry. For the next 14 years, he lived in Switzerland and worked at the Geberit Group, the European market leader in sanitary technology. He rose to Chief Corporate Controller in the finance department before moving to Geberit’s Swiss subsidiary to head their marketing and product management department. Wolfgang studied Business Administration at the European School of Business in Reutlingen, Germany and Reims, France and earned his Master’s in Development Studies at the London School of Economics.
Executive Vice President, Business Operations
Gabor Toth is DDD's EVP of Business Operations. Gabor has more than 20 years experience in production and business process outsourcing. Before DDD, Gabor served as the Senior Director of Business Management at Jabil, a Tier 1 electronics manufacturing services company with 90 facilities in 23 countries. He also acted as Managing Director at Frigolux in Hungary. Gabor holds a MSc in Economics from the Corvinus University of Budapest.
Phabphada Dokbouathong, Vice President, Laos
Souphalak Souksavath, Finance Director
Vice President, Kenya
Patrick Munene is the Vice President, Kenya. In his role, Patrick is leading business operations for DDD Kenya office. Prior to this role, he worked with yuMobile as a Senior Analyst focusing on development of mobile money products. He holds a Bsc. Mathematics from Moi University and a specialization in Strategic Management & Innovation from Copenhagen Business School.
Finance, Procurement & Logistics Director
Maldrine Too is the Finance, Procurement & Logistics Director. As Finance Director, Maldrine brings over 10 years of financial management experience and expertise to DDD Kenya. In this role, Maldrine directs all financial aspects of the business including accounting practices, budgeting, financial planning, financial analysis and monitoring of financial performance. Prior to joining DDD Kenya, Maldrine was the Business Finance Analyst with G4S Kenya Limited. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Strathmore University and CPAK.
Africa Partnerships Director
Ms Peres Were is Director, Africa Partnerships. She has extensive senior-level experience within the IT Enabled Services (ITES) industry in Africa. She has been instrumental in the development of the BPO sector in Kenya, having worked as an Advisor to the Prime Minister of Kenya, with the role of positioning Kenya as a global ITES destination by encouraging inward investment into the country. She has hands on experience in establishing BPO firms in Kenya for both local and international investors and has been a lead consultant on ITES sector market development for various international development agencies such as the International Trade Centre(Geneva) and Commonwealth Secretariat(London). Ms Were holds an B.A in Anthropology from the University of Nairobi, and an MBA from the University of Leicester.
Joash Mango, Research Director
Billy Nelson, Cloud Computing Services Director
Ignatius Kweyu, QMS Manager
Vice President, Cambodia
Regional IT Director
, New Service Director