Shashank Rai

Shashank is the Chief Technology Officer of United Nations International Computing Centre. Setup over 50 years ago, UN ICC provides digital products and services on cost-recovery model (not-for-profit) to UN, NGO/IO and Member States.With over twenty years in the technology arena, he has worked for various verticals such as telecoms, air travel industry, financial services, bio-technology, energy in various capacities, for both commercial and not-for-profit segments.
Thursday, October 13
10:25 am - 11:00 am

Meeting the humanitarian need through digital tools

Aid organizations rely on physical cash-assistance programs to deliver the hundreds of billions of dollars in aid disbursed each year, and the need to scale these programs are growing. What if there was a way to disburse aid faster, more transparently, safely, and with fewer barriers at scale? Let's open the door to a new way of thinking about delivering humanitarian aid.