Partnership Development Lead – Data Institutions, Open Data Institute (ODI)
Rimma Perelmuter is a digital leader, strategic partner builder and trust in data champion.
At ODI, she focuses on building partnerships for Data Institutions including Data Trusts.
Previously, as CEO and Co-Founder of Mobile Ecosystem Forum (MEF), Rimma built the organisation from the ground up and led its rapid expansion across the diverse markets of Africa, Asia, EMEA and the Americas, establishing it as the as an influential global & cross-sector platform. Throughout 17 years of leading MEF, she collaborated with industry leaders to deliver key partnerships, initiatives and tools to accelerate a trusted and sustainable mobile ecosystem.
She thrives on motivating stakeholders to engage around purpose-led initiatives which solve problems and leverage innovation to drive market & social impact. In 2018, Rimma won the Trust Leader of the Year at the 2018 Know Identity Awards. She also advises the Internet Commission and serves on the Advisory Boards of Women Leading in AI and mBolden which champions women in digital.