Mathias Antonsson

Founder and CEO of Plurrify

Mathias Antonsson has previous experience from the United Nations, where he pioneered the organisation’s Twitter account and also received a UN 21 Award for his project management skills. Prior to that, Mathias worked for the Embassy of Sweden in Australia, as well as for the Swedish Development and Cooperation Agency (Sida) in Kenya. Additionally he has a background as a strategic advisor to the innovation phenomenon Ushahidi in Kenya. Here Mathias was also part of starting Making All Voices Count – a global Challenge Fund with $50 million focusing on innovative governance projects in Africa and Asia. More recently he ran the Innovation Initiative at human right organization Civil Rights Defenders and was Nordic Communications Manager at Ashoka. Finally, he is the founder and CEO of Plurrify, a renowned international podcast on innovation, social entrepreneurship and activism and a co-founder and board member of Right Agenda Accelerator, Sweden's first accelerator for human rights.