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Prof. Nagy K. Hanna

Visiting Associate Professor (retired), LINK Centre 

Prof. Nagy K. Hanna is an internationally recognised expert on e-transformation and innovation strategies, with nearly 40 years of experience in the field. In addition to serving as a Visiting Associate Professor at the LINK Centre, he is a Lead Strategist at the World Bank and a Senior Fellow at the Center for Policy on Emerging Technologies (C-PET) in Washington, DC.

Hanna holds a PhD from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and has taught at the University of Maryland, George Washington University, and Duke. He has provided advice to a wide range of national governments and aid agencies on matters of e-transformation, e-government, e-leadership, the knowledge services industry, public-sector management, and innovation-driven development.

Hanna is a member of the editorial boards of Springer’s and Palgrave’s journals and book series on Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Technology and Knowledge Economy. He has published more than 100 papers and book chapters, and has authored or co-authored numerous books. His recent publications include:

Hanna, N. K. (2020). Assessing the digital economy. Journal of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, 9, 16. 
Hanna, N. K. (2018). Thinking about digital dividends. Information Technology & International Development, 12(3), 25-30. 
Hanna, N. K. (2018). Role of the state in the digital age. Journal of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, 7, 5. 
Hanna, N. K. (2017). How can digital technologies improve public services and governance? New York: Business Expert Press.
Hanna, N. K. (2016). Mastering digital tansformation: Towards a smarter society, economy, city and nation. Bingley, UK: Emerald.
Hanna, N. K. (2016). E-commerce as a techno-managerial innovation ecosystem: Policy implications. Journal of Innovation Management, 4(1), 4-10.