Martin Hilbert, UC Davis

Martin Hilbert is an assistant professor of communication at the University of California, Davis. His work explores the role of information, communication, and knowledge in the development of complex social systems.

Before joining UC Davis, he created and coordinated the Information Society Programme of United Nations Regional Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean. In his 15 years as United Nations Economic Affairs Officer he provided hands-on technical assistance in the field of digital development to Presidents, government experts, legislators, diplomats, NGOs, and companies in over 20 countries.

In combination with this practical experience he has written several books about digital technology for international development and published in recognized academic journals such as SciencePsychological Bulletin and World Development. 

International perspectives are no mere theoretical work obligation to him, as he speaks five languages, lived in four continents, and has traveled to over 70 countries.

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