Beyond Public-Private Partnerships | Rami Amin

Rami Amin, a curious and empathetic innovator, will challenge us to rethink how governments and the private sector can collaborate to accelerate digital adoption and financial inclusion. Drawing on real-world examples, Rami will explore how co-innovation and co-creation can surpass traditional models, bringing people into the digital economy.

Key Takeaways:

Beyond Public-Private Partnerships: Reimagining Financial Inclusion

The power of co-innovation: How government and the private sector can work together to truly meet the needs of underserved populations.

Building inclusive ecosystems: Creating interconnected systems that provide greater accessibility 

Moving beyond one-size-fits-all solutions: Recognizing the unique challenges and opportunities in different communities, and tailoring solutions accordingly.

Join us at TEDxLogan Circle 2024 to hear Dr. Rami Amin explore how the government and the private sector can work together to bridge the digital divide and accelerate digital adoption and financial inclusion.

Share in two to three sentences what your talk is about.

This talk is about re-imagining how governments and the private sector can work together to accelerate rapid digital adoption and financial inclusion through co-innovation of products and co-creation of ecosystems, moving beyond classic public-private partnership models and one-size-fits-all solutions. The talk will leverage an illustrative case study about what has worked well, and also provide ideas for enhanced engagement around the innovation process between these two stakeholders, with an eye towards bringing the next billion unbanked people into the digital economy.

Based on your talk, what industries are you rethinking innovation?

Government / Public Sector, and Finance sector.

Share two or three words that best describe who you are as a person.

Curious, Empathetic, Open-minded

Describe your feelings about the TEDxLogan Circle event.

Humbled to be invited onto the TEDx stage, grateful for the supportive volunteer community, and inspired by other speakers selected for Logan Circle.
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RAMI AMEN

Dr. Rami Amin is the Director of Innovation and Global Insights at Visa, working at the nexus of public-private sector Innovation and economic development, with a focus on emerging markets and developing countries. He is based in Visa’s Washington DC office, where in addition he is also a Fellow of the Visa Economic Empowerment Institute, where his research focuses on removing the structural barriers and systemic biases that have made it difficult for individuals to take part in the global payments ecosystem.

Prior to joining Visa, Rami led several initiatives at The World Bank and in collaboration with the IFC, developing insight to inform clients and Bank-financed operations on how to accelerate digital transformation, public/private investment, and economic growth. He also co-led the Bank’s Secretariat for Mainstreaming Digital and Disruptive Technologies, created and managed the Bank’s thought leadership series on Digital Development, and was appointed The World Bank’s Independent Evaluation Group’s Management focal point on Mobilizing Technology for Development.

Prior to joining The World Bank he had a career in academia, where he coordinated Oxford University’s leading research center for interdisciplinary collaboration, providing early-stage funding for projects considered to be radically innovative with high-impact potential. Prior to Oxford, he worked for the cybersecurity law initiative at MIT, the Shorenstein Center for Press at Harvard, and was also a Google Public Policy Fellow, focusing on the implications of international trade law on cross-border digital services like Google Search.

Rami was awarded a PhD / DPhil from the University of Oxford, a Master of Public Policy from Harvard University, and was a policy and international affairs fellow at Princeton University.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Join us at TEDxLogan Circle 2024 to hear Dr. Rami Amin explore how the government and the private sector can work together to bridge the digital divide and accelerate digital adoption and financial inclusion.