Nagy Hanna Keynote Speaker

  • Expert on achieving development goals through digital transformation
  • Former Senior Adviser on Digital Transformation to the World Bank
  • Author, 'Mastering Digital Transformation'

Nagy Hanna's Biography

Nagy Hanna is one of the world’s leading experts on how organisations – including nations, governments and business – can achieve development goals through technological transformation.

Having served at the World Bank as Senior Adviser on Digital Transformation and Lead Corporate Strategist from 1985-2005, he is highly experienced in advising countries and aid agencies on programmes to promote innovation and the ICT sector, and to leverage ICT in support of sustainable growth and shared prosperity.

Now an independent adviser and also senior adviser to the US Department of State, Nagy continues to help countries develop policies, institutions, leadership and governance models for innovation and digital transformation. He mobilises leaders to rethink the future and pursue open, smart, and inclusive development: smart cities, smart health, smart education and smart business development services.

A prolific author, Nagy’s 2016 book is ‘Mastering Digital Transformation: Towards a Smarter Society, Economy, City and Nation‘.

Nagy’s other past roles include: founding member of the Global Forum on “Digital Dividends for All”; founder and first chair of the World Bank’s global community of practice on digital economy; visiting professor, Wits University, South Africa; board member and senior fellow of several policy think tanks; member of editorial boards, and member of  several World Bank and UN expert forums.

Read More

Check Nagy Hanna's speaking availability and fees

Interested in booking Nagy Hanna to speak at an event? Please provide your details and we’ll get in touch within 24 hours.

    View our related Speakers

    Mark Brolin Speaker
    Mark Brolin Speaker
    Exclusive
    Mark Brolin
    Independent British-Swedish political analyst, economist, commentator and author
    Jeremy Warner Speaker
    Exclusive
    Jeremy Warner
    One of Britain's foremost financial, economic and business journalists
    Dr John C. Hulsman Speaker
    Exclusive
    Dr John C. Hulsman
    Top Geopolitical Analyst
    Zhe Sun Speaker
    Exclusive
    Zhe Sun
    Expert on US-China Relations
    Gideon Rachman Speaker
    Exclusive
    Gideon Rachman
    Chief Foreign Affairs Commentator, Financial Times
    George Parker Speaker
    Exclusive
    George Parker
    Political Editor at The Financial Times
    Simon Kuper Speaker
    Simon Kuper Speaker
    Exclusive
    Simon Kuper
    Expert on the Business of Football
    Dr. A. Wess Mitchell Speaker
    Exclusive
    Dr. A. Wess Mitchell
    American Foreign Policy Expert, former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs
    James O'Shaughnessy Speaker
    Exclusive
    James O'Shaughnessy
    Senior Partner, Newmarket Strategy and Conservative Peer in the House of Lords
    Gérard Araud Speaker
    Gérard Araud Speaker
    Exclusive
    Gérard Araud
    Ambassador of France to the United States (2014-2019)