How Tech Can Tackle Hunger: An Interview with FAO’s CIO

Posted November 10, 2021 in Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies, Data Analytics & Digital Technologies Cutter Business Technology Journal
Cutter Consortium conducted an interview with Dejan Jakovljevic, CIO and Director of the United Nations (UN) Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), on how FAO uses technology to reduce world hunger. Jakovljevic tells us how FAO has embraced digital technologies to not only improve its own internal processes but also to develop tools for its members. He explains how FAO transformed from a traditional sequential project management process to a nimble, risk-taking process better suited to addressing the needs of our rapidly changing world.
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Dejan Jakovljevic
Dejan Jakovljevic is the CIO and Director of the Digitalization and Informatics Division of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations (UN), based in Rome, Italy. He has more than two decades of experience focusing on the strategic aspects of IT, driving organizational modernization and transformation in the international development domain. Mr. Jakovljevic is passionate about bringing digital capabilities and innovation… Read More
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