Milena Harito

Milena Harito

Digital Transformation Expert and former Minister of Innovation of Albania

Mrs. Harito is an Information and Communications Technology engineer and a PhD from the Paris VI “Pierre et Marie Curie” University.

In 1997 she joined Orange (France Telecom) in Paris where she held different research and managerial positions for 15 years.

In September 2013 she was appointed Minister of Innovation and Public Administration in Albania and she led during 4 years two major reforms focused in the European integration of Albania.

First, the introduction of a merit-based recruitment system and careers management for civil servants and second, a deep digital transformation of the public services including a complete legal framework, standardization, simplification and digitalization of hundreds of public services.

From September 2013 to September 2017 she was Albania’s Minister for Innovation and Public Administration.