Stéphane founded SBC4D in January 2009 and till July 2013, was contracted to act as Lead Program Manager at the World Wide Web Foundation. Stéphane has played an important role in the creation of the World Wide Web Foundation since 2008, launched by Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the Web. Stephane, as part of SBC4D core activities, is also advising numerous non-profits organizations, commercial companies, governments and international organizations interested in delivering mobile services to under-privileged communities in the developing world. Stephane has a passion for leveraging the power of mobile and Web technologies to empower people in parts of the world where they need it most. Specifically related to agriculture, Stephane has been leading the development of new innovative voice-based platforms to support illiterate farmers (See SBC4D Agriculture page). Stéphane has participated in different experts panel on the topic of Mobile and Social Development and also delivers keynotes and talks in major conferences all over the world coping with ICT4D and the provision of the benefits of the Web and ICT to under-privileged communities.