Prasanna Lal Das works on data strategy in the Trade & Competitiveness global practice at the to World Bank Group where he recently led the development of the to World Bank Group’s open trade and competitiveness data platform (http://tcdata360.worldbank.org/). He is currently exploring the role of IoT to deliver government services, and the role of big data in value chains. Prior to this, Prasanna led the Bank Group’s open financial data program (finances.worldbank.org). Prasanna has also worked extensively in the private sector helping companies develop strategies to use information as a competitive business asset.
Prasanna holds a Masters degree in Modern Indian History. You can follow him on Twitter at @prasannalaldas or read his Bank blog at blogs.worldbank.org/team/prasanna-lal-das