Adrianus Melkert serves as a Board Director of the NxtVn Group, a Data Center Parks investment company.
He is an independent adviser, working with and for governments, multilateral organizations, private corporations and civil society; and an Extraordinary Councillor at the Council of State of The Netherlands.
He served as Dutch minister of Social Affairs and Employment (1994-1998) and parliamentary party leader (Labour) in the House of Representatives (Second Chamber) (1998-2002) before holding prominent international positions as Executive Director at the World Bank Board (2002-2006) in Washington DC; Deputy Head of the UN Development Programme (UNDP) in New York (2006-2009); and Special Representative of UN Secretary General Ban Ki- moon for Iraq in Baghdad (2009-2011).
Panel discussion: “The Bigger Pie”
Panelists will discuss the role of internet exchange, global connectivity and the social economic impact for the Data Center and Cloud industry.