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Adam is administrator for the IC4D Blog, as well as online communications producer for the World Bank's ICT team. Read more »

Alan Gelb is a senior fellow at the Center for Global Development... Read more »

Alexander Ryabushko leads the ICT department in the Office of the Ulyanovsk region affairs. His team promotes the Ulyanovsk region in... Read more »
Alfiya Kaulanova is an analyst at "National Information Technologies" JSC - NIT JSC, based in Astana, Kazakhstan. The company provides IT... Read more »
Alla Morrison is a Program Officer in the World Bank Group Finances program.  The program provides financial and operational data... Read more »
Amparo Ballivián leads the Open Government Data working group at the World Bank. This is a multidisciplinary group which supports... Read more »

Anat Lewin is an Operations Officer with GICT. Her current work focuses on Middle East and North African countries in... Read more »

Andrew Stott was Director for Transparency and Digital Engagement for the United Kingdom (UK) Government. He led the work to open up... Read more »
Angela Crandall supports infoDev (GICT) 's Climate Technology Program. Angela has also been involved in corporate outreach to engage... Read more »
Anna is an energy and ICT specialist with the World Bank, with extensive energy, clean tech, urban development and environment... Read more »
Annika Ostman is a communications officer in the World Bank's Climate Change Group (GCC). She has several years of experience in... Read more »
Arleen Cannata Seed was recruited to the World Bank after having spent nearly 10 years working in Africa, as the Regional ICT Officer for... Read more »

Arturo joined the World Bank in 2006. He is currently involved in investment projects and analytical work across a wide ra... Read more »

Axel Rifon is an ICT Policy Specialist within the Transport and ICT Global Practice, specialized in FCV countries and focusing on Somalia... Read more »
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Cecilia P. Guilford is an ICT Innovation Specialist at the World Bank, focusing on boosting technology-enabled innovation ecosystems and... Read more »
Chris Vein is the Senior Manager of the World Bank's ICT unit. Read more »
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Darshan Yadunath is a Masters of Public Policy Candidate at the McCourt School of Public Policy, Georgetown University.
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Deepak Bhatia leads e-Government applications in the ICT practice of the World Bank. Having joined the World Bank in 1984, Deepak brings... Read more »
Doyle Gallegos is theWorld Bank's Lead ICT Policy Specialist. In this role, Mr. Gallegos leads the Bank’s telecommunications policy and... Read more »
As CEO of ITA, since its inception in 2006, Dr. Salim is leading the implementation of the Digital Oman Strategy.  He also serves as... Read more »
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Elena Kvochko is specialist in Information and Communication Technology at the World Bank. Elena has worked on a portfolio of projects... Read more »
Eva Clemente Miranda, a Spanish national, joined the World Bank in early 2012. Currently, she is involved in innovation projects in Latin... Read more »
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Felipe Estefan specializes on Open Government and Citizen Engagement. Estefan is currently part of the Public Integrity and Openness... Read more »
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Hon. Jean Philbert Nsengimana became Rwanda's Minister of Youth in December 2011. After merging the Ministry of Youth and Ministry o... Read more »

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The ICT Team blog account is used by the World Bank ICT Sector Unit and often features unique posts, submissions by temporary staff and... Read more »
Mr. Ilari Patrick Lindy is Senior ICT Policy Specialist at the ICT Sector Unit. Before joining the World Bank, he worked as Senior... Read more »
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Jane is an independent adviser on service transformation, strategic design and collaborative governance to client governments and... Read more »
Jeff is a strategic management consultant to government agencies and multinational companies on open data, open innovation, technology... Read more »

Joel Gurin is a Senior Consultant on Open Data to the World Bank. He is President and Founder of the Center for Open Data Enter... Read more »

John Corbett, Ph.D., is an agricultural climatologist and the co-founder and CEO of aWhere, Inc. After graduating with honors from... Read more »
Joseph Mansilla works with the Public Integrity and Openness Department of the Governance Global Practice. Prior to joining the World... Read more »
Joshua Goldstein is a PhD candidate at Princeton’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and a consultant in the... Read more »
Jung coordinates strategic communications and social media activities for the Development Data Group.  She has developed and... Read more »
Ms.Junko Narimatsu is a consultant with the ICT Sector Unit. Her current work focuses on policies related to fostering the IT and IT... Read more »
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Kaoru Kimura is an ICT Policy Specialist with the World Bank's Transport and ICT Global Practice.
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Keiko Saito is a Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Specialist with the GFDRR Labs team. She specializes in the application of geospatia... Read more »

Kerina Biou Wang works in the Governance Global Practice at the World Bank. Prior to joining the World Bank, Kerina managed strategy... Read more »
Kidus Asfaw works with TWICT as an Innovations Consultant. Before coming to the World Bank, Kidus worked in the technology and consulting... Read more »
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Laura Manley is an Open Data Consultant with the World Bank’s Transport and ICT Global Practice. Laura specializes in Open Data for... Read more »

Liz joined the Open Data Institute (ODI) in February 2014 and manages the ODI’s collaboration with the Open Data for Development (OD... Read more »

Lyudmila (Luda) Bujoreanu is a development professional who has worked in more than 15 countries on projects funded by the World Bank,... Read more »
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After starting her career in the telecommunications industry in 1998, Mariana Dahan became interested in the patterns of diffusion of... Read more »

Mariéta Fall works on social accountability approaches and how ICTs and mobile technology in particular can be applied to empower... Read more »

Marta Milkowska is a Strategic Innovation Consultant to the World Bank, specializing in the city-level innovation ecosystems and... Read more »
Michel Rogy joined the World Bank in 2011 to a) advise governments on policies and regulations that create a positive investment climate... Read more »
Mirella Hernani has worked in the areas of rural and social development for more than nine years. She has extensively applied ICT as a... Read more »
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Nagy K. Hanna is author, educator, public speaker and independent consultant on e-transformation and innovation strategies. He has over... Read more »
Natalija Gelvanovska joined the World Bank in 2012 as a Senior ICT Policy Specialist and a secondee from the Communications Regulatory... Read more »
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Oleg Petrov has been promoting Open Data, e-government and ICT for development at the World Bank since 1996 in a variety of team lea... Read more »

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Pierre Guislain, a Belgian national, is the Senior Director for the Transport and Information & Communications Technology (ICT)... Read more »
Prasanna Lal Das leads the open financial data program (finances.worldbank.org) at the World... Read more »
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Rachel Firestone is working with the ICT Somalia team within the Transport and ICT Global Practice. Prior to coming to the World Bank,... Read more »
Radu Cucos acted as the Chief Information Officer and the e-Transformation Coordinator of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European... Read more »
Dr. Rajendra Kumar is a senior officer in the Indian Administrative Service (I.A.S.) and is currently working as the Joint Secretary (e... Read more »
Randeep Sudan is the Practice Manager for Information and Communication Technologies at the World Bank, based in Washington DC. In his... Read more »

Robert Hunja is the Director for Public Integrity and Openness in the World Bank’s Governance Global Practice. In that role he overs... Read more »

Roger Burks is an Online Communications Officer for the World Bank. Over the course of more than 15 years as an international development... Read more »
Roza Vasileva is an ICT and Open Data consultant to the World Bank’s Transport and ICT Global Practice. She joined the Bank in September... Read more »
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Saki Kumagai is Social Development Specialist in the Governance Global Practice of the World Bank, where she works mainly on citizen... Read more »

Samia Melhem is a lead Policy officer at the Transport and ICT Global Practice. She chairs the Digital Development Community of Prac... Read more »

Saori works with ICT unit, focusing on the area of Technologies and Innovation in Education, Workforce Development, and Employment i... Read more »

An advocate for the innovative use of technologies in developing countries, Dr. Sarah McCue is author of several... Read more »
Scott Henry is an ICT Innovation Intern at the World Bank focusing on enhancing urban tech innovation ecosystems, exploring new methods... Read more »
Sergiu Conovalu is a consultant at the World Bank’s ICT Unit. His expertise lies in e-Government, ICT policies and Cybersecurity. Prior... Read more »
Shashank Ojha is a Senior e-Government Specialist with the Transport and ICT Global Practice of the World Bank. He heads the ICT GP / e... Read more »
Dr Shin Lee is a senior faculty member at Cardiff University, UK, where she has been teaching and researching for the... Read more »

Siddhartha leads the World Bank's thinking on how technology is reshaping the world of work, focusing on the implications for skills... Read more »

Siou Chew Kuek is involved in policy and operational work with client countries in the East Asia, South Asia, and Middle East; and... Read more »
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Governance professional with more than 10 years background in ICT and telecommunication. After a career in the private sector that... Read more »
Tim is an Open Data Specialist at the World Bank, where he supports ongoing efforts to expand and improve the Bank's portfolio of open... Read more »
Tim Kelly is a Lead ICT Policy Specialist with the World Bank’s ICT sector department and infoDev. He led programs on Creating... Read more »
Toks Fayomi largely works on cross-sectoral initiatives that focus on leveraging ICTs for development. 
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ICT Innovation Specialist at World Bank currently working on: i) smart cities through open innovation and bottom-up approaches, ii)... Read more »
Dr. Victoria Lemieux is a Senior Public Sector Specialist (Information Management) and an Associate Professor of Archival Studies at the... Read more »
Vikas Kanungo is an e-Government and m-Government expert with more than 20 years of experience in the field of ICT, e-Governance, m... Read more »
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Wayne Moses Burke works with governments to connect them to their citizens. He founded the nonprofit Open Forum Foundation in Washington,... Read more »
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Yulia works with the World Bank's ICT practice, focusing on analytical research related to the use of data and ICTs for development.... Read more »
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Zhenia Viatchaninova is an ICT Consultant specializing in the implementation of telecommunications and Open Data projects in... Read more »