Barbara-Chiara Ubaldi is the Head of the Digital Government and Data Unit in the OECD Public Governance Directorate and leads the work on the digital transformation of the public sector, based on principles of openness, efficiency and innovation. Prior to the OECD Barbara served for eight years as Programme Officer within the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs. She has over 20 years of experience working on digital government, and knowledge management for economic development and growth. A Fulbright Scholar, Barbara holds a M.S. on Public Administration from Northeastern University in Boston. Apolitical listed Barbara among the 2018 and 2019 TOP 20 most influential figures on Digital Government worldwide.