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 into accelerating impact in support of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. His previous experience includes IT leadership roles in Southeast Asia and the European Region with UNICEF, World Health Organization (WHO), and the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE). He can be reached at