Peter Haas is the founder of AIDG, a small business development and training organization that has helped over 200,000 people get access to solar lights, hydroelectric systems, sanitary services and prefab housing. He is executive director of Ethoco, a new NGO dedicated to getting people out of substandard housing. He has been an Echoing Green fellow and a TED senior fellow. His work has been featured in NPR, Fast Company, Forbes and other media outlets. He spent 3 years working in Haiti as a member of the Clinton Global Initiative Haiti Action Network training over 4,000 masons in earthquake resistant construction. He has been a judge for EPA P3, Echoing Green, Guateverde and other business plan competitions. Prior to AIDG Peter vacillated between working in information technology and being a ranch hand. He has a BA from Yale University.
Haiti Reconstruction, Technology, BoP Products and Services, Developing Country Seed Finance, Global Warming Adaptation, Design
Haiti, Bop Tech, finding seed investment opportunities in developing countries