Davide Piga

Innovation and Knowledge Management Specialist


Explore my professional history and get to know the organizations I worked at and the roles and responsibilities I've been assigned.

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)


01 / 2015 Current

Focal point for Knowledge Management across the East and Southern Africa Regional Programme and in support of the respective 23 UNFPA Country Offices falling un ... Read more

DXI Ltd - 8x8 Inc

Knowledge Management and Communications Specialist

04 / 2014 Current

DXI is a medium-sized telecommunication software provider specialised in developing unified communication platforms. My responsibilities include:

Design and
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Knowledge Management and Social Media Specialist

01 / 2012 12 / 2013

2013 - Global South-South Development Expo 2013 / Social Media Coordinator

Designed the online communication strategy of the event. Built and led a team of 4
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UN Fellow

01 / 2011 12 / 2011

One of the 20 UN Fellows selected over more than 4000 applicants for the 2011 intake of the UN Fellowship Program. I worked with the office of UNDESA in Nairobi ... Read more


Consultant at Knowledge Management Team

10 / 2009 02 / 2010

Developed new features and integrated new networks in UNDP's online knowledge base, which was designed and developed during previous consultancies (see below). ... Read more


KM Consultant at Environment and Energy practice

04 / 2009 06 / 2009

Developed a collaborative platform tailored to the needs of the UNDP's Environment and Energy Community of Practice, UNDPs internal community for exchanging kno ... Read more


KM Consultant at Management practice

11 / 2008 01 / 2009

The Management Practice Network (MPN) is an online network for interaction among members of the UNDP Management Practice, to share and exchange common professio ... Read more


KM Consultant at Democratic Governance practice

07 / 2008 11 / 2008

Supported the Democratic Governance Practice Network (DGP-Net) Facilitation Team in developing knowledge maps and consolidated reports on the thematic areas of ... Read more


Intern at Environment and Energy practice

09 / 2007 02 / 2008

Supported the Environment and Energy Network (EE-Net) Facilitation Team in maintaining the high quality of network knowledge products while also allowing for in ... Read more

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See where I spent time studying and gained early knowledge to prepare for my professional life.

Institute for International Political Studies

MA - International Cooperation / Development

2006 2007

Main subjects: PCM tools; EC-funded project designing; actors, strategies and main issues of global development (gender mainstreaming, rural and urban developme ... Read more

Universit di Bologna

BA - Development and International Cooperation

2001 2007

Main subjects: international development; development economics; statistics; sociology of development; political science; contemporary history; international an ... Read more


A concise list of some of the most valuable professional skills I possess. My tricks of the trade and what I can bring to the table.

Social Media
International Relations
Capacity Building
International Development
Sustainable Development
Knowledge Management
Policy Analysis
Community of Practice
Online Communities
Organizational Learning
Program Management
Social Media Strategist
Climate Change
Qualitative Research
Social Networking
Web 2.0
Information Architecture


Hear what some of my colleagues and clients have to say about me after working together on various projects throughout my career.

Nancy Wright White

Connector, Consultant and Learner

I'll keep this short and simple. Davide has been doing a project for our network, http://www.km4dev.org and he has been a) enthusiastic, b) patient with volunte ... Read more

Kati Autere

Senior Programme Officer at UNEP

Davide is a results-oriented, creative and hard working professional. He designed and created the knowledge management platform for the MDG-F (Millennium Develo ... Read more

Angelica Shamerina

Environmental Specialist at UNDP

Mr. Davide Piga was an intern who worked directly under my supervision for six months at the UNDP Environment and Energy Group from September 2007 through Febru ... Read more

Giovanni Savastano

Innovation and Development

When I first became interested in Wiki issues a few years ago, Davide was one of the most skilled and high qualified wiki expert and he still is. Davide's work ... Read more

Satish Vangal

Knowledge Management Specialist

Davide Piga has helped to launch UNDP's Internal Wikipedia through detailed creation of forms and templates that create a user-friendly experience in the Mediaw ... Read more

Giovanni Savastano

Innovation and Development

In a world driven by data you need someone like Davide to drive your data. His approach to knowledge management is logic, practical and efficient. Thanks ... Read more

Angelica Shamerina

Environmental Specialist at UNDP

Davide worked on creating a Wiki tailored to the needs UNDP's Environment and Energy Community of Practice and designed to facilitate knowledge and experience e ... Read more

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