Landry SigneLandry Signé PhD


Cameroon

 

Occupational Information


Job Title: Founding Co-Director of Thunderbird’s Fourth Industrial Revolution Initiative and Globalization 4.0 Initiative at Arizona State University’s Thunderbird School of Global Management

Professional History


Professor Landry Signé (Ph.D.), is a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader who is the Founding Co-Director of Thunderbird’s Fourth Industrial Revolution Initiative and Globalization 4.0 Initiative at Arizona State University’s Thunderbird School of Global Management. Previously, he was a distinguished Fellow at Stanford University’s Centre for African Studies and also Senior Fellow in the Global Economy and Development Program and the Africa Growth Initiative at the Brookings Institution. He has served as a Special Advisor to global leaders on African affairs and development issues. Landry has authored or co-authored more than 27 manuscripts, including books, book chapters, articles, and ongoing working papers. He has also drafted about 30 high-level strategic notes and policy briefs to global leaders and institutions. Prof. Signé has given over 50 conference and guest presentations, including at Wharton, Oxford, Cornell, Berkeley, McGill, Stanford, and the Commonwealth Club. He won more than 40 prestigious international awards, fellowships, and recognitions from four continents bestowed by Heads of State, Governors, Chancellors, Governments, Media, Universities, and NGOs.

Professor Signé is a leading practitioner in the areas of global political economy, global business and emerging markets, global governance and sustainable development, strategic management and leadership, state capacity and policy implementation, political regime and accountability, fragility and security, natural resource management in a changing climate, and the Fourth Industrial Revolution and Globalization 4.0. He has received the fastest reported tenure and promotion to the highest rank of full professor in the history of United States universities, for a scholar who started at an entry-level position in his discipline and won more than sixty awards and distinctions from four continents for his academic, policy, business, and leadership accomplishments.

Landry is also the Founder and CEO of the Global Network for Africa's Prosperity

Qualifications


Bachelor of Science in Political Science  from Jean Moulin Lyon III University
Master's in Political Science from Jean Moulin Lyon III University
Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Montreal
Stanford University Postdoctoral Studies in Political Science
Global Leadership and Public Policy for the 21st Century at Harvard Kennedy School Executive Education

Program


2015 Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellow


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