Vandana Menon is a Government Affairs Lead for the Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Network at the Forum. In her role, she works as a technology policy advisor to governments to maximize the benefits from technologies including AI, IoT, Data Policy, and AVs/Drones while ensuring it is inclusive and sustainable.
Previously, she was with the Strategic Intelligence Team where she managed the private sector firms from Europe, the Americas, and the Middle East to leverage the Forum’s capabilities and create sustainable business growth strategies. Vandana holds a Masters Degree in International Affairs from the Graduate Institute, Geneva and a Bachelor`s in Social Sciences from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences. She is also a SUSI (Study of the United States Institutes) Fellow for Global Environmental Issues 2016.
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