Speakers

Steve Hellen
Steve Hellen

Director of ICT4D & GIS

Catholic Relief Services


Steve Hellen has nearly 20 years of information technology experience. He joined Catholic Relief Services in 2012 to lead a team of focused on Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D) and improvements to systems throughout the agency. He managed the implementation of an agency-wide business development and project portfolio system. Steve now coordinates CRS’ ICT4D and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) initiatives and recently led an update to the agency’s multi-year ICT4D strategy. Prior to joining CRS, Steve served as Director of Academic Technology at Johns Hopkins University. He taught computer science courses at Loyola University as well as an undergraduate GIS course at Johns Hopkins. He began his career at Accenture. Steve holds a Master’s in environmental science and policy from Johns Hopkins University, a Bachelor’s in engineering science from Loyola University and a certificate in geographic information systems from Penn State University.