Senior Education & Technology Policy Specialist and Global Lead for Innovation in Education, The World Bank
Michael Trucano is the World Bank's Senior Education & Technology Policy Specialist and Global Lead for Innovation in Education, working on issues at the intersection of technology use and education in middle and low-income countries and emerging markets around the world. At a practical working level, Mr. Trucano provides policy advice, research and technical assistance to governments seeking to utilize new information and communication technologies (ICTs) in their education systems. Over the past 20 years, Mr. Trucano has been advisor on, evaluator of, and/or working-level participant in educational technology initiatives in over 50 middle and low-income countries. A frequent public speaker on the use of technology in education around the world, and on ICT use for development (ICT4D) purposes, he is the principal voice behind the World Bank's influential EduTech blog.