Technology Pioneers 2019

The Technology Pioneers of 2019 bring together 56 early to growth-stage companies from around the world that are pioneering new technologies and innovations ranging from the use of artificial intelligence to fight human trafficking, driverless trucks, quantum computing systems, compostable packaging, and blockchain solutions to tackle disinformation.

By joining this community, Technology Pioneers begin a two-year journey where they are part of the World Economic Forum’s initiatives, activities and events, bringing cutting-edge insights and fresh thinking to critical global discussions.



A leading mobile mesh networking platform

Our vision is to create a mesh networking platform that enables people to turn phones and devices into programmable mobile infrastructure so anyone, anywhere can communicate independent of centralized communications networks.

goTenna is a leading mobile mesh networking platform. Gaps in centralized communications put lives and livelihoods at risk on a daily basis. goTenna’s protocols and low-cost, low-power devices unlock regular phones’ ability to enable off-grid connectivity independent of cellular, Wi-Fi, and satellite systems. Customers across 49 countries include emergency responders, private enterprises and NGOs. goTenna’s mesh networks turn everything into programmable mobile infrastructure for a world that must contend with hundreds of billions of connected things.