Giulio Quaggiotto is the Head of UNDP’s Strategic Innovation unit, working with governments across the world to develop renewal capabilities and accelerate impact on complex development challenges. Prior to joining UNDP, he was the Director of Community at Climate KIC and an Innovation Advisor for the Prime Minister’s Office in the UAE. Giulio’s career includes stints at Nesta, WWF and the World Bank. He was also the manager of the Jakarta Lab of the UN Global Pulse, a flagship innovation initiative of the United Nations Secretary-General on big data for public policy.

Giulio’s most recent work has focused on portfolios approaches to system transformation. He is an MIT Research Associate with a focus on lead user innovation. He tweets @gquaggiotto