Global Leaders Series Featuring Robert Opp, Chief Digital Officer, UNDP
Join us for a conversation with Robert Opp, Chief Digital Officer of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)!
Join us on the next Global Blockchain Business Council (GBBC) and Global Digital Finance (GDF) “Global Leaders Series” with Robert Opp, Chief Digital Officer of UNDP, the United Nations’ global sustainable development organization working across 170 countries globally.
Robert joins GBBC CEO Sandra Ro for a conversation on what it means to lead digital transformation at UNDP and how UNDP is harnessing new technologies to improve the lives of those furthest behind.
Robert will also discuss his key takeaways from the United Nations General Assembly this past September, as well as his thoughts on climate and sustainability, and what can be done to improve the carbon credit system in the lead up to COP26, the UN Climate Change Conference.
About Robert Opp:
Robert Opp is currently the Chief Digital Officer of UNDP, the United Nations’ global sustainable development organization working across 170 countries globally with more than 17,000 staff. He leads the agency’s digital transformation, an organization-wide effort, to harness the power of new technology to improve the lives of those furthest behind.
Prior to this role, Robert served as Director of the Innovation and Change Management Division within the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) where he established an in-house ‘Zero Hunger’ innovation accelerator and created an award-winning crowdfunding smartphone app, ShareTheMeal which has raised over US$40 million for hunger programmes.