Randeep Sudan

Practice Manager for Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), World Bank

Randeep Sudan is the Practice Manager for Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in the Transport and ICT Global Practice of the World Bank, based in Washington DC. His Unit supports developing countries on policies and programs relating to broadband infrastructure, mobile networks, digital government, and ICT industry development.

Prior to joining the World Bank he held senior government positions in India, as a member of the Indian Administrative Service. He was Special Secretary to the Chief Minister and ex-officio Secretary Information Technology in the state of Andhra Pradesh and was closely associated with policies and strategies for leveraging ICT for development. He was also a key member of the leadership team that helped the state of Andhra Pradesh in India, to make significant progress in digital government, and become an important international destination for IT-based services. He has been the Chief Executive of APFIRST an organization focused on promoting investments in the ICT sector, and also of AP Technology Services, a company specializing in the use of ICTs in government. His areas of expertise include ICT policy, e-government, investment promotion, infrastructure development and public-private partnerships. He has a Master’s degree from the London School of Economics. He has taught as a visiting faculty at the Department of Informatics at the University of Oslo.