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Information and Communication Technologies for the Republic of Colombia: a conversation with Sylvia Constain

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Mondays at 11:00 a.m. & Fridays at 1:00 p.m.

The Business of Government Radio Hour, hosted by Michael J. Keegan, features a conversation with a federal executive who is changing the way government does business. The executives discuss their careers and the management challenges facing their organizations. Guests include administrators, chief financial officers, chief information officers, chief operating officers, commissioners, controllers, directors, and undersecretaries.


What are the Information, Technology, and Communication priorities of the republic of Colombia? What is Colombia’s digital strategy? Join host Michael Keegan for the Global Thought Leadership Series as he explores these questions and more with Sylvia Constain, Minister of Information and Communication Technologies for Colombia.



Sylvia Constaín took office as Minister of Information and Communication Technologies. The Minister of Information and Communication Technologies is an Economist, has a Master in Administration from the Universidad de los Andes. Also, she is a Fellow in International Relationships of Harvard University. In addition, she is an executive with more than 20 years of international experience in designing and running strategies, government relations, public policies, international negotiations, management and development.

In her career path, she has been the Head of Public Policies for the Southern Cone in Facebook and Manager of Government Relations for Spanish – Speaking South America in Apple.

In the Embassy of Colombia in Washington D.C., she was Minister Plenipotentiary and Head of Relations with the United States Congress. She also served as Deputy Director of the Commercial Office of Colombia in Washington D.C. and as Director of Foreign Investment and Services of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism.

She has also been consultant in companies, governments, financial institutions and development agencies.



The Business Of Government Hour

MONDAYS at 11:00 A.M. and FRIDAYS at 1:00 P.M.

Michael J. Keegan, Leadership Fellow, IBM Center for The Business of Government

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