Ian Lester

Ian Lester founded Beyond in 2003 – a South African Internet-of-Things (IoT) company that is helping to save millions of lives around the world by providing cutting-edge pharmaceutical cold chain monitoring solutions. It is currently operating in over 100 countries on five continents using its ColdCloud™ technology to monitor pharmaceutical and vaccine cold chains around the globe.

Beyond counts among its clients the World Health Organization, UNICEF, the International Committee of the Red Cross, and the Pan American Healthcare Organization. The effect of improving immunization programs saves lives, reduces the burden of disease across entire nations, and thereby boosts economies. Ian is passionate about the cause and has established himself as a thought-leader in the industry, regularly sharing his insights at conferences around the world.