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Igbal Quadir diz que telefones móveis combatem a pobreza

TEDGlobal 2005 · 15:52 · Filmed Jul 2005
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Iqbal Quadir nos fala como suas experiências como criança na pobre Bangladesh e depois como um banqueiro em Nova York o conduziram para que ele montasse uma operadora de telefonia móvel que conecta 80 milhões de moradores da área rural de Bangladesh - e a se tornar um campeão do desenvolvimento local.

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Founder, GrameenPhone
Iqbal Quadir is an advocate of business as a humanitarian tool. With GrameenPhone, he brought the first commercial telecom services to poor areas of Bangladesh. His latest project will help rural entrepreneurs build power plants. Full bio

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