ICT & Education Specialist. World Bank's Education & Technology Policy Specialist and Global Lead for Innovation in Education. Advisor, researcher and technical partner to governments seeking to utilize new ICTs in their education systems. Advisor on, evaluator of, and/or working-level participant in, educational technology initiatives in over 40 middle- and low-income countries. Public speaker and interview subject on the use of technology in education around the world, and on ICT use for development (ICT4D) purposes more broadly. Principal voice behind the World Bank's influential EduTechblog. Mike leads the World Bank's analytical work SABER-ICT. He serves on a number of external advisory boards for non-profit groups and prize committees and organizes off-the-record efforts to help groups learn from 'failed' projects and initiatives.