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Fadi Salem

Director of Policy Research

Fadi Salem is an internationally recognized authority in digital governance and technology policy domains, recently selected as one of the 100 Most Influential People in Digital Government worldwide by Apolitical. He is currently the Director of Policy Research at the MBR School of Government, and is the founding Editor-in-Chief of the Dubai Policy Review journal and leads the Future Government and Innovation Group in the School as a Senior Research Fellow.  He also serves as a member of several governance and advisory boards, such as Smart Dubai Office’s Artificial Intelligence Ethics Advisory Board, the Digital Government Society Board, and Board of Trustees of Jusoor. Globally, Fadi has led projects with the United Nations, OECD, World Bank among other in areas of digital transformation, Govtech, innovation policies, smart cities development; policy implications of Artificial Intelligence, the 4th Industrial Revolution, IoT, big data and open government.