Alan Martiny brings a wealth of experience to the IDMC. His experience spans cloud computing, augmented reality, software development, blockchain, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, entrepreneurship, and research. He worked as a journalist in the Middle East for ten years, and currently manages five companies in the US and Europe. Alan has studied at numerous schools, including the University of Michigan, the University of Nicosia, MIT, the University of London, and Stanford. He has lived in over 40 countries; enjoys travel, experiencing diverse cultures, and speaks several languages. Alan is passionate about socio-economic development, ethics, social responsibility, inclusion, and sustainability.