Magdi Amin is the Managing Director with Omidyar Network (ON), focusing on global strategy, early-stage investment in beneficial technology, and leads ON’s digital identity program in Africa. ON’s vision is for a world in which everyone has access to beneficial technology that empowers people and protects their privacy and security.
Magdi is on external service from the World Bank Group, where he worked for nearly two decades. Most recently he managed Corporate Strategy at the International Finance Corporation and IFC’s Economic Advisory Board. Earlier, he led World Bank and IFC private sector reform programs in Southeast Asia, Africa, and MENA, with a strong emphasis on institutional reform and anticorruption. He led the World Bank’s Private Sector Development programs in Sudan and Ethiopia from 2005-2008 and started his WB career in Thailand during the Asian Financial Crisis.
Prior to the World Bank Group, Magdi worked in corporate turnaround management consulting and commercial banking. Magdi received an A.B. from Princeton University and an M.A. from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).