Hassan El-Meligy

Consultant , Beta-Research.org
  • Beta-Research.org
  • Egypt
Bhaskar Chakravorti

Dean, Global Business and Founding Executive Director, The Fletcher School, Tufts University

Innovation, Inclusive Growth, Digital Economy, Global Business
Juan Yermo

Chief of Staff to the Secretary-General, OECD

Mr. Juan Yermo took up his functions as Chief of Staff to the Secretary-General of the OECD on 1st July 2020. In this capacity, Mr Yermo supports the Secretary-General’s strategic leadership and ensures that the Organisation delivers on its mandates. He oversees the functioning of the cabinet, which includes the team of advisors, two horizontal policy units (New Approaches to Economic Challenges (NAEC) and Strategic Foresight), and the Sherpa Office. He also steers a whole-of-Organisation initiative to provide targeted policy advice and reform support to countries, leads efforts to strengthen strategic partnerships with other international organisations and foundations. He also coordinates the Organisation’s Voluntary Contributions (VC) focal point. Mr Yermo supports Deputy Secretary-General Jeffrey Schlagenhauf in overseeing the OECD Action Plan on the SDGs and the Strategic Approach to Anti-Corruption and Integrity. He also co-chairs the OECD’s Friends of Gender Equality +, and is a member of the Directors’ Group steering the recently established Centre on Well-Being, Inequalities, Sustainability and Equal Opportunities (WISE).
Jim Swanson

Enterprise CIO, Johnson & Johnson

Jim Swanson is a global business and technology leader and currently Chief Information Officer of Johnson & Johnson, the world’s premier healthcare company. Based at the company headquarters in New Jersey, Jim is responsible for amplifying Johnson & Johnson’s business impact and shaping its direction through the strategic use of technology. Jim joined Johnson & Johnson from Bayer Crop Science, a $20 billion division of Bayer, where he served as a member of the Executive Leadership Team and as CIO and Head of Digital Transformation. In this role, he inspired teams across the world to use digital innovation and data science to transform and deliver world-class products and services sustainably. Jim and the Information Technology organizations he has led have received industry accolades for their contributions in leadership, application of technology to deliver substantial business value, best places to work in IT, and support of STEM for emerging talent. Previously, Jim served as CIO at Monsanto for five years before the company was acquired by Bayer. In addition, he had nine years of experience working as Vice President and CIO for Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research & Development, where he advanced technology throughout the company’s R&D organization.