Mr Arndt Husar
Advisor on Digital Transformation, Start-up Ecosystems, Foresight, and Innovation, Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Arndt facilitates the effective use of digital technology, advising ADB clients, regional departments, as well as sector and thematic groups on digital transformation. He serves as a member of the Innovation Task Force, supporting the bank’s futures thinking and foresight activities.
Arndt focuses on digital connectivity, data analytics, tech start-up ecosystems, digital agriculture, sustainable transport and urban development. He has co-authored two ADB Working Papers on cloud computing and on low earth orbit (LEO) satellite constellations and their potential to provide digital connectivity in Asia and the Pacific. He facilitates ADB’s new Working Group on Digital Technology Risk Assessment in ADB Operations.
Prior to ADB he worked with the UN Development Programme at national, regional, and global levels.