Samhir Vasdev

Samhir Vasdev

Advisor for Digital Development
Africa, Americas, Asia, Middle East & North Africa, Technology

Samhir Vasdev is advisor for digital development at IREX’s Center for Applied Learning and Impact.

In his role, he advances IREX’s mission by spearheading the integration of digital tools that enhance programs’ impact in ways that are human-centered, data-driven, open, and inclusive. He also supports IREX’s strategic innovation portfolio.

Prior to joining IREX, Samhir worked at the World Bank’s Innovation Lab and Information and Communication Technology unit, where he helped governments collaborate with citizens to improve public services using open, lean, and creative tools and methods.

He holds a BA in political science and an MA in interdisciplinary technology studies, both from Georgetown University in Washington, DC.