Vice President of Global Advocacy
Matt Keller works with governments around the world to introduce rugged, connected laptops to children living in the poorest and remote regions of the world. He also works to develop implementation strategies, and lobbies international institutions and wealthy nations, including the United States, to provide resources to less developed countries as a way to acquire this technology.
Matt has also worked as a senior programme officer with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) for five years in Rome, Italy where he worked with governments and private organizations around the world to raise awareness and resources for school feeding programs where children are fed nutritious meals in schools.
Prior to his appointment to WFP, Matt served as Legislative Director for Common Cause in Washington, DC where he worked on issues of openness and accountability in the United States Congress. He has acted as a lobbyist and political strategist and worked closely with Senator John McCain on legislation that banned unlimited, unregulated corporate donations to America's political parties. He currently sits on the boards of two national organizations dedicated to enacting comprehensive campaign finance reform in the United States
Matt also worked as a lawyer and lobbyist on behalf of low-income people and migrant farm workers in the United States, and as a Jesuit Volunteer in Portland, Maine.