Christer Gundersen

CTO, Global Digital Library

Christer Gundersen works as senior advisor at the Norwegian Agency for development leads the development of the Global Digital Library (GDL). The goal of the GDL project is to increase the availability of high-quality reading and numeracy resources in underserved languages worldwide. The platform currently offers resources in more than 90 languages. Christer is a developer and technology enthusiast working to unlock the full potential of the internet by promoting a free and open web. The vision for the future is a version of the internet, where everyone can participate – safely!  As product design lead for The Global Digital Library and Christer has experience leading human-centered design processes — through conversation, observation, and co-creation with children and youth in 7 countries in Africa and Asia.