Nii Simmonds was a Senior Advisor at Georgetown University’s Center for Security and Emerging Technology (CSET). Nii has worked as a consultant, senior fellow, and board member in a number of capacities. He formerly worked for the African Development Bank as a Senior Private Sector Specialist, where he was in charge of developing worldwide collaborations with a variety of private sector partners. Nii was the architect of the African Diaspora Private Sector Engagement initiative at the World Bank Group’s Trade & Competitiveness Global Practice. Nii has a B.S. in Management and an Executive Education Master’s in Operations/Business Process Management.