CEO, Malaria No More
Martin Edlund is a founding member and CEO of Malaria No More, an organization determined to end deaths from one of the oldest and deadliest diseases on the planet. (www.MalariaNoMore.org)
As a key leader in the organization since it launched at the 2006 White House Summit on Malaria, Mr. Edlund has helped drive awareness and funding for the malaria fight through high-profile partnerships with the United States Government, American Idol, ExxonMobil, News Corporation, Time Warner, and others. Mr. Edlund also lived and worked in West Africa, where he developed innovative health delivery and education programs, including work with Africa’s largest telecomm providers.
During his tenure at Malaria No More, Mr. Edlund has helped shape the complex and evolving narrative around malaria for leadership and popular audiences across the globe, and produced high-profile engagement campaigns on cutting-edge mobile, social, gaming, and e-commerce platforms.
Prior to joining Malaria No More, Mr. Edlund served as Communications Director for Millennium Promise and was a journalist who wrote for The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The New Republic and Slate, among other publications, and a political consultant in Washington, D.C., specializing in online campaign strategies.
Mr. Edlund holds a Bachelor of Arts from Harvard University.