Emmanuel C. Lallana
Emmanuel C. Lallana, PhD is Chief Executive of ideacorp – an independent, non-profit organization in the Philippines. He works on ICT for development (ICT4D) issues, particularly ICT Policy Development, ICT in Education and e-Governance. He has published on ICT4D issues and trains government officials from developing countries on ICT policy development, eGovernance and Social Media for Development.
Dr. Lallana has taught at the University of the Philippines – Diliman, University of Malaya, and De La Salle University – Manila. He has worked with business groups, civil society organizations, national governments (Philippines and Bhutan) and international organizations (UN and WB). He served the Philippine government as Deputy Director General, Foreign Service Institute, Department of Foreign Affairs (appointed by Pres. Fidel Ramos) and Commissioner, Commission on Information and Communication Technology (appointed by Pres. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo). He also a recipient of a letter of commendation from Pres. Benigno S. Aquino III for his work on the ASEAN ICT Masterplan.