Advisory Group

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Mark Henderson, Co-founding Director
Dr. Mark Henderson is Professor of Engineering, Co-director of a program for trans-disciplinary product development and entrepreneurship called InnovationSpace, and Associate Director of the Advanced Technology Innovation Collaboratory, a product development center at Arizona State University (ASU). Dr. Henderson has been instrumental in launching several global programs including the Nomadic Design Academy, the Global Product Development Teams, and GlobalResolve.

Brad Rogers, Co-founding Director
Dr. Brad Rogers is an associate professor in the Engineering Technology department within the College of Technology and Innovation at ASU’s Polytechnic campus. With GlobalResolve partners, Dr. Rogers teaches classes in product design at the Base of the Pyramid, and manages student teams through product and enterprise development processes in the developing world, including the Gelfuel system in Domeabra, Ghana, and the twig light system for clean off-grid electric lighting.

Mark Kerrigan, Chairman

GlobalResolve’s collaborators include universities and NGOs that complement our strengths.


  • Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
  • Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana


  • VentureWell
  • The Kauffman Foundation Grant to ASU
  • Women & Philanthropy, ASU
  • NSF
  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Mark Kerrigan
  • Jim Ameduri


  • Ashesi University
  • CEESD Ghana
  • Esperanca
  • IIT Delhi
  • National Peace Corps Association
  • University of the West Indies
  • ASME
  • Groningen University
  • Tribhuvan University
  • Penn State
  • Aprotech
  • Monterrey Tech
  • Kumasi Polytechnic
  • The University of Trinidad and Tobago
  • Jaipur Food
  • Sunbridge Salon
  • Andes Libres
  • Namuna Biomass
  • WaterIsLife