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Jean Pierre Auffret
Visiting Lecturer in the Sanford School of Public Policy


Ph.D., American University (1999)


Jean-Pierre Auffret is a visiting lecturer at DCID teaching eGovernment and ICT for development. His primary fields bridge the intersection of science and technology, and business and international development including the strategy, management, policy, innovation and application of technology to government, business, healthcare and rural development. Specific recent initiatives include fostering IT executive leadership and CIOs and the application of mobiles and wireless in international development.

J.P. Auffret is co-founder and director of the Center for Advanced Technology Strategy, and co-founder and vice president of the International Academy of CIO. He is a recent director of the M.S. in Technology Management Program at George Mason University and has been a member of the business school faculty at Mason, the University of Maryland and American University; and physicist-in-residence at American University. He has 25 years of technology industry and academic experience, including management and executive positions, with MCI and its joint venture with British Telecom, Concert.

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