Director of International Business Development
Ari Davidov serves as the Director for International Development at Earth Networks (EN), which he joined in 2011. In this capacity, he leads EN’s efforts to establish meteorological Early Warning Systems (EWS) for National Hydro-Meteorological Services (NMHS) as part of Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) programs in, among others, African Least Developed Countries (LDCs). He has piloted and implemented Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) across Africa, with a focus on infrastructure, capacity building and sustainability. Prior to joining EN, Mr. Davidov spent several years at an international division of News Corporation, where he established complex PPPs, concessions, and media ventures in Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Before that he served as Project Manager at Population Services International in Russia, where he managed public health projects with ExxonMobil on Sakhalin Island. Mr. Davidov received his Master of Public Administration in International Public Service and Development (IPSD) from Rutgers University in 2006.