UN Global Pulse Data Privacy Advisory Group

Posted on December 25, 2014  /  2 Comments

The specialized unit of the UN dealing with big data for development, UN Global Pulse, has constituted a data privacy advisory group. LIRNEasia’s chair and advisor to the big data for development team, Rohan Samarajiva, is a member. Among the other members are MIT’s Sandy Pentland and Umar Saif, Chair of the Punjab IT Board and Secretary IT of the Government of Punjab.


  1. Congratulations Rohan, this is fabulous recognition of LIRNEasia’s pioneering work in this area.