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Lana Graf

Lana Graf, PhD – is an impact investor and principal industry specialist at Disruptive Technologies and Funds dpt. at IFC, a private sector arm of the World Bank Group (WBG), where she leads Ai/ML and Deep tech verticals.

At IFC, Lana is helping to bring advanced technologies to clients and industries across emerging markets, utilizing the WBG platform to maximize deep tech and AI’s reach and impact worldwide.

Prior to joining the WBG, Lana spent over a decade as a corporate executive in the Ai/Robotics and Industrial automation sector. She has extensive expertise in investing and implementing advanced technologies and process automation solutions across several areas, including large data sets analytics, AI/ML-driven industrial automation solutions, enterprise-grade software, and hardware.

Lana is a Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) alumna. She serves on the Board of The Engine, an early-stage VC fund spanned out of MIT. She also is a seasoned startup advisor.

Lana frequently speaks at AI/Deep-tech conferences and believes in the importance of supporting women’s leadership in advanced technological fields.


Happening April 4-5, 2024 at Hotel Marcel