Shah Selbe, MS

Shah SelbeChief Technologist, Engineer, and Hardware Systems Designer for the Okavango Wilderness Project
Emerging Explorer, National Geographic Society
Founder and Conservation Technologist, Conservify

Selbe received the National Geographic Emerging Explorer award in 2013. His work includes creating a suite of technologies used to protect the Earth’s oceans; creating the MPA Guardian, an internet-based method of protecting California’s marine protected areas; and designing a system for information management, sanctuary protection, environmental protection, and local stakeholder engagement. Selbe has worked as part of the prototype development team on Protei Open Source Oil Spill Cleaning Sailboats. He served as technology consultant on the Global Campaign to End Illegal Fishing, and he has presented on technical solutions to overfishing and illegal fishing and using network-enabled technologies to protect our coasts.