Derek O’Halloran is responsible for content development with the World Economic Forum’s IT Industry Partnerships community. In this role, he leads the Forum’s projects which aim to advance our understanding of the transformative impact of technology on multiple socio-economic domains as well as the emergent systemic risks in our increasingly networked and connected world. Prior to working with the Forum, Derek worked within the industry in a number of roles across the Far East, the United States and Europe, serving both private- and public-sector clients. Derek holds an MPA in International Finance and Economic Policy from the Shool of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University and an MA Hons in Philosophy from the University of Edinburgh. He is currently a Global Leadership Fellow at the Forum.