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NAVROOP SAHDEV

FOUNDER & CEO

Navroop is a pioneering economist, technology futurist and founder & CEO of The Digital Economist. She is also a Fellow at MIT Connection Science and a well- known  economist in the emerging tech space, frequently interviewed by publications like Forbes.

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GURVINDER AHLUWALIA

INTERIM VP, SYSTEMS ARCHITECTURE

Gurvinder oversees the technical architecture of The Digital Economist product and service offerings. He's the founder & CEO of Digital Twin Lab and former Chief Technology Officer of IBM’s Blockchain-IoT-Cloud unit for North America.

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JAS KHEHRA

DIRECTOR, SERVICE PLATFORM

Jas is driving the build-out and commercialization of The Digital Economist's service platform. Previously, he was a Services Solutions Specialist at Microsoft and Business Development Manager at Hewlett Packard Enterprise.

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ARVINDER SINGH KANG

ENTREPRENEUR IN RESIDENCE

Arvinder leads the Entrepreneur in Training program at The Digital Economist. A technology entrepreneur with over a decade of experience in assembling and mentoring teams, he has built products from ideation to enterprise offering. 

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BOBBY KIA

VP, PARTNERSHIPS

Bobby leads the partnership outreach at The Digital Economist and is the co-founder of The People's Prize. He is an advisor at the International Finance Corporation and holds an MBA from George Washington University School of Business.

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MICHAEL DURRIE

CHIEF CONTENT OFFICER

Mike is the driving force behind The Digital Economist's Center of Excellence on Human-centered Digital Economy paper series and the organization's thought-leadership. He is also the founding Partner at LHD & Associates and CEO of Key Messages.

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JWALANT DESAI

DIRECTOR, GROWTH

Jwalant is driving the digital marketing effort focused on long-term growth and value at The Digital Economist. Focused on business transformation areas, Jwalant is actively involved in the startup ecosystem in Singapore.

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SYDNEY DELANEY

ASSOCIATE, STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS

Sydney drives the strategic partnerships and community engagement at The Digital Economist. Previously, Director of "Collaborate for Social Impact". She holds a Masters from The Graduate Institute of International & Development Studies

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VINAY HOODA

ASSOCIATE, PARTNERSHIPS

Vinay supports the platform launch, community engagement, and research and writing at The Digital Economist. Previously, he worked as an Intern at UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and holds a Masters from ESSEC Business School.

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ALEX PENTLAND

MIT

Alex “Sandy” Pentland is founding faculty director of MIT Connection Science, and holds a triple appointment at MIT in Media Arts and Sciences, Engineering Systems Division and Sloan School of Business. In 2012, Forbes named Sandy one of the “seven most powerful data scientists in the world.”

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