Sacha Wunsch-Vincent

Co-Editor, Global Innovation Index & Head, Section, Economics and Statistics Division, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Geneva

Dr. Sacha Wunsch-Vincent is Head of Section, Economics and Statistics Division, and co-editor of The Global Innovation Index (GII) at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

He joined WIPO as Senior Economist in 2010 to help set up WIPO’s economics work under the Chief Economist, including the World Intellectual Property Report and the GII.

Before joining WIPO, he was an Economist and Co-Leader of the Innovation Strategy Project at the OECD Directorate for Science, Technology and Industry. Prior to that, he was the Swiss National Science Fellow at the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology, University of California, Berkeley and the Peterson Institute for International Economics, Washington, D.C.

He is currently preparing Harnessing Public Research for Innovation in the 21st Century: An International Assessment of Knowledge Transfer Policies, a book with Anthony Arundel and Suma Athreye for the Cambridge University Press.