Michael Trucano

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Michael Trucano coordinates infoDev's activities related to information and communication technologies and the Millennium Development Goals ("ICTs for MDGs"), especially as they relate to education and livelihoods of the poor, and exploring the use of various ICT devices to meet developmental objectives in the social sector. Mike brings with him experience working in a variety of capacities with on-the-ground ICT4D initiatives in 15 developing countries, including feasibility studies, evaluation and assessment, teacher training and professional development, appropriate technologies and targeted policy advice related to uses of ICTs in education. He first joined the World Bank Group in 1997 serving on the Education and ICT for education teams at the World Bank Institute (WBI). He was a key member of the original World Links for Development team at the World Bank, an innovative program that introduced ICT in education programs in 25 developing countries.