Seth Ayers

Senior Partnership Specialist, World Bank Group

Career focused on the nexus between technology, innovation, development, and partnerships. Formerly: Standards Programme Manager, IDEMA, an international trade organization that represents the $35 billion disk drive industry; managed infoDev's Innovation and Entrepreneurship Programme, a global partnership programme of the World Bank Group (WBG). Currently, leads the WBG's Vice-Presidency on Leadership, Learning & Innovation (LLI) engagement with partners. LLI works with partners to achieve its mission of catalysing change for development results by combining WBG financing with transparency in government, strengthening the voice of citizens, improving access to the latest global knowledge, and using innovative ways to solve development challenges that will end extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity in a sustainable way.