Frédéric Pivetta is the Founder and Managing Partner at Dalberg Data Insights (DDI). Frédéric is active over the last 8 years in the context of data for development where he has collaborated with major funders and local end-users and stakeholders. DDI is part of the Dalberg Group, which has offices in 25 countries. DDI focuses on developing data ecosystems aiming at social impact, Big Data approaches, tools, platforms and capacity building. Ultimately, the goal is to create economic value and social impact.
For instance, DDI has developed a Big Data platform sourcing data from both the public and private sectors to help the World Bank, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and many others on topics such as public health (Ebola, malaria, zika), gender gap, financial inclusion, agritech, poverty etc.
Before that, Frédéric was a co-founder of Real Impact Analytics (now Riaktr), which develops Big Data tools for telecom operators. He founded the Data-for-Good entity from RIA. Frédéric is on the Board of Accountable (fintech) and the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data (Big Data for SDGs, as part of the UN). Frédéric has been working 8 years at McKinsey & Company, where he was senior Engagement Manager.
Frédéric holds a PhD in Economics from Harvard University and has graduated in Business Economics and in Econometrics from Brussels University (ULB and Solvay Business School).