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Felipe Estefan
Felipe Estefan
Specialist, Open Government and Citizen Engagement, Open Government Cluster, World Bank Institute

Washington DC, USA

Felipe Estefan specializes in open government, public diplomacy and strategic engagement at the World Bank. Estefan is currently part of the World Bank's Open Government practice – which is focused on initiatives in open contracting, open budgeting, open private sector and on the application of ICTs for improved governance. Prior to joining the World Bank, Estefan served as Planning Producer for CNN, where he supported the launch of three shows: "John King, USA", "Directo USA" and "Choque de Opiniones". He has designed and implemented strategies for clients and organizations in the public and private sectors, including the Office of the Vice President of Colombia and hip-hop entrepreneur Russell Simmons.