Hannah Cooper Klein

Hannah Cooper Klein is the co-founder and CEO of Cooper/Smith a global organization that provides health systems intelligence. Over the past 20 years, she has advised governments on using data and technology to improve their citizens’ lives. She has worked at the World Bank, the United Nations, served as a policy advisor to several Canadian Cabinet Ministers, and led the Monitoring, Evaluation, and Quality team at the Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator, President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), U.S. Department of State. 

Hannah founded Cooper/Smith in 2015 motivated by her passion for working with African governments to support them manage their healthcare programs with limited resources. She grew the business to a team of over 25 experts including data scientists, epidemiologists, AI specialists, behavioral economists, and software engineers. To date, she has raised over $30M dollars from private foundations, the US government, and multilateral institutions. 

Hannah is a Visiting Scholar at the University of Texas at Austin’s Center for Innovations for Peace & Development, an affiliate of Georgetown University’s Center for Innovation in Global Health, and participates in global health advisory and technical groups. She has published numerous think pieces and blog posts on AI, tech, and global development including in the New York Times.