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Talant Sultanov

Talant Sultanov

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Talant Sultanov is the chair of the Internet Society-Kyrgyz Chapter. Previously he has served as the Adviser to the Prime Minister of the Kyrgyz Republic and the Coordinator of the Working Group on Taza Koom Digital Transformation Program. Prior to that he was as Adviser to the Chief of the President’s Administration and the Director of the National Institute for Strategic Studies. He has also worked at the World Bank’s Washington DC and Almaty offices. Additionally, Mr. Sultanov was a member of the Supervisory Board of the National TV and Radio Corporation, the Business Council under the Speaker of the Parliament, the Boards of Directors of the Bank of Asia in Kyrgyzstan and Humo Microcredit Foundation in Tajikistan. Mr. Sultanov holds an MA in International Finance from Columbia University (2006) and a BA in International Relations from San Francisco State University (1999), where he graduated as the top student in his program. He has also received executive education at the Harvard Kennedy School (2016).

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Economy 22 May 2018

Building the Digital Silk Road Together: Kyrgyz Chapter Proposes Ideas for Internet Development in Central Asia at Cambridge University Forum

Central Asia, the most remote landlocked mountainous region in the world, has some of the most expensive Internet in...

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