Cem Dener is a Lead Governance Specialist in the Governance Global Practice (GGP) of the World Bank. He contributed to the modernization of Public Financial Management (PFM) information systems and e-Government programs in about 50 countries over the past two decades. Presently, he is one of the Global Leads (GovTech Global Solutions Group) and the Chair of Digital Governance Community of Practice (DG CoP) of the World Bank. He is also the Coordinator of the Financial Management Information Systems (FMIS) CoP created in 2010. He represents the World Bank in regional and international events to share/discuss experiences and trends in transition to integrated digital solutions combining foundational and frontier (disruptive) technologies, as well as the open source software applications in public sector. He received BSME from METU, Ankara, Turkey (1982), MSc from Cranfield Institute of Technology, Bedford, U.K. (1985), and PhD from Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium (1992).