Nicolas de Cordes has been in the telecom industry for 18 years, and is today Vice President Marketing Anticipation for the Orange Group, in charge of identifying trends and exploring new business opportunities. He helped open Call Data Records for Senegal and the Ivory Coast through the Orange D4D challenge. Nicolas is also member of the WEF’s Global agenda Council on Data-Driven Development 2014-2016, and serves on the UN Secretary-General Independent Expert Advisory Group (IEAG) on the “Data Revolution for Development.”