Lesly Goh

Senior Technology Advisor

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Lesly Goh is a World Bank Senior Technology Advisor and former World Bank Group Chief Technology Officer. She is also a Fellow at Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) Judge Business School and Senior Fellow at National University of Singapore (NUS) Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy.  She is newly appointed as Professor of Practice by ZheJiang International Business School (ZIBS).  She focuses on operationalizing technology at scale in developing countries and leveraging emerging technology to deliver agile solutions for Sustainability Development Goals at the intersection of technology and policy frameworks. For almost 30 years, her experience on FinTech, RegTech, GovTech spans across both the private and public sectors. She has worked extensively on the practical application of Disruptive Technology such as Blockchain, AI and IoT. 

Lesly’s experience in the private sector covers a broad spectrum ranging from Capital Markets, Retail Banking, Commercial Banking, Asset Management, Development Banks and Financial Data Providers. Her personal mission is to empower Women and Girls to achieve the highest potential with Technology as the Equalizer.

Lesly's blog: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/leaving-microsoft-empower-women-change-world-lesly-goh/

Lesly's TEDxTalk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IiW1ouIhq9w