Doreen Bogdan-Martin

Director, Telecommunication Development Bureau, ITU

Doreen Bogdan-Martin

Speaker Bio


Doreen Bogdan-Martin took office as Director of ITU’s Telecommunication Development Bureau on 1 January 2019, becoming the first woman to hold one of the organization’s top elected management positions.



A leader with more than 30 years’ high-level experience in international and inter-governmental relations, she is a passionate advocate for digital development and digital inclusion.



Ms Bogdan-Martin holds a Master’s in International Communications Policy from the American University and a post-graduate certificate in leadership from the Institute for Management Development in Switzerland.



She is a member of the Harvard University Berkman-Klein Center for Internet and Society, Generation Unlimited and the EDISON Alliance, as well as serving on the advisory boards of the Geneva-Tsinghua Initiative, the SDG Lab, the UN Technology Innovation Labs, and the Alumni Expert Council of the Internet Governance Lab of the American University. She is fluent in English, French and Spanish.