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Brendan Moroso

CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture
Strategic Partnerships Guru
Brendan Moroso is the Strategic Partnerships Guru of the CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture, which seeks to harness the power of big data to accelerate and enhance the impact of international agricultural research, and which is co-led by the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) and the International Food and Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).

Prior to joining CGIAR he held a number of positions within the US Government, most notably serving under the Obama Administration as an Innovation Catalyst with the Peace Corps Office of Innovation where he led ICT4D efforts.

He is also a member of the faculty at Pontifica Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá, Colombia.