People

Team

Co-Founder, Co-Chair of the Board and President

Soumitra Dutta is Co-Founder and President of Portulans Institute. He is also the founder and co-editor of the Global Innovation Index

Co-Founder, Co-Chair of the Board and Director

Bruno Lanvin is INSEAD’s Executive Director for Global Indices. He is also the founder and CEO of DL Partners SA, a Geneva

CEO and Secretary for the Board of Directors

Rafael Escalona Reynoso has been Senior Research Associate and Data Scientist for Portulans Institute since 2020. Before

Board Director

Gianna Sagazio is Director of Innovation of the National Confederation of Industry – Brazil (CNI), responsible for the exe

Co-Founder, Senior Advisor

Carolina Rossini is a Co-Founder of Portulans Institute and served as founding Secretary for

Senior Advisor

Dr. Poisant is a Senior Advisor to Portulans Institute and was appointed the Secretary-General of

Senior Policy Associate

Mariam is a Senior Policy Associate who has worked extensively on research and policy analysis in the area of technology policy

Policy Research and Communications Associate

Sylvie is a Policy Research Associate with prior experience in digital privacy issues relating to minors and vulnerable populations, as well as in

Research Associate
Abdellah Bouhamidi is an analytics consultant and founder of Science Data Value Ltd., a consulting practice focused on providing expertise in data management, aggregation and analytics,...
Senior Research Associate

Michael is an economist and independent consultant. Currently, he leads the analytical

Senior Project Manager

Anna is a senior project manager and independent consultant. Currently, she leads various projects on inclusion & prosperity and on the Global

Board of Advisors

Advisor

Mona is PwC Middle East Chief People Officer and a member of the leadership team, responsible for formulating and

Advisor

Rafael Escalona Reynoso has been Senior Research Associate and Data Scientist for Portulans Institute since 2020. Before joining the Portulans Team he

Advisor

Jacques is currently teaching business strategy and an investor and board member in a variety of ventures.

Advisor

Bill Dutton is an Oxford Martin Fellow, supporting the Global Cyber Security Capacity Centre of the Department of

Advisor

Karim Michel Sabbagh led global technology-centric businesses as CEO, investor and advisor covering space-based

Advisor

Diego Molano Vega is an international consultant on Digital Transformation of Companies and Governments. He was the

Advisor

As the founding CEO of Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (du) since 2005 in the UAE, and the founding CEO

Advisor

Ms. St. Amour is President and CEO of Internet Matters, an Internet consulting company, and is active in matters of Internet development

2022-2023 Fellows and Senior Fellows

2021 Senior Fellow

Anil Nair was Managing Director, Country Digitization for APJC at Cisco Systems till recently.

PhD

Professor G. ‘Anand’ Anandalingam is the Ralph J. Tyser Professor of Management Science at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of

Senior Fellow

Claudia Fini is an Associate Researcher at the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics and Human Rights based in Rome, Italy, where she has analyzed the ethical, legal and

Senior Fellow

Vijay is a seasoned professional and a global thought leader with a rich, diverse and cross-cultural experience of nearly three decades in infrastructure

2022-2023 Fellow

Kenddrick Chan is a Senior Policy Analyst in the Technology and Public Policy team at the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change. He is also the Deputy Head of the Digital IR

2022-2023 Fellow

Gabriel Souto is a Brazilian researcher and lawyer, co-founder of the Laboratory of Public Policy and Internet (LAPIN), and international coordinator of the Law Student Ambassador

2022-2023 Fellow

Raymond Onuoha is a Technology Policy Fellow at the Lagos Business School (LBS) Nigeria, where his research focuses on the institutional and policy challenges

Fellow

Natália Lucciola is a Board’s Advisor at Finep. She received a MSc in Politics and Government at FGV-EBAPE

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