Matthew Grollnek

Alumni, Global Shapers Community

Matthew works at the intersection of business and education in Africa. He founded Startup Junction in 2013 which now hosts the largest monthly gatherings for entrepreneurs in Zambia and consults organizations such as the Swedish Government and the Private Enterprise Program (DFID). Matthew holds an M.A. in International Education Administration from Stanford University and focused on Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Stanford's Design School ( Matthew has previously worked for the Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies (SEED), U.S. State Department, U.S .Peace Corps and Engineers without Boarders. Matthew also served as the COO for NetOne I.T., Zambia's biggest I.T. services provider and owner / operator of the country's only multi-tenant Data Center.