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Rafael Anta

Board Member

Rafael Anta is a Principal Specialist in the Competitiveness, Technology and Innovation Division at the Inter-American Development Bank. He works in the design and supervision of loans and technical assistance projects to support the design of public policies and investments to foster science, technology, and innovation in Latin America and the Caribbean, with most interest in biotechnology, artificial intelligence and bluetech. Previously, he was a senior advisor to IDB’s Executive Vice President for 5 years, scouting for scientific discoveries, emerging technologies and disruptive applications that can contribute to solving development challenges.

Prior to the IDB, Rafael was a senior consultant at Accenture, where he designed business technology strategies, led the development and integration of large-scale computer systems, and researched technologies for Telecom, Media and Internet companies.

He has a five-year degree in Computer Engineering from Ramón Llull University (Barcelona, Spain), ​​Summa Cum Laude, and executive education training in data science and artificial intelligence.


Rafael Anta
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