Merid Berhe

Head Of Product, Event Technologies And Platforms at World Economic Forum

Merid Berhe has a diverse work experience spanning various roles and industries. They started their career in 2008 as a Data Analysis & Community Relations Lead for Obama for America, where they were responsible for analyzing volunteer data and planning outreach strategies. From 2009 to 2010, they worked as a Program Analytics Manager for The Corporate Council on Africa.

In 2010, Merid joined CargoMetrics Technologies LLC as an Intelligence Analyst, where they managed projects related to maritime intelligence analysis and product management, working with large data sets and complex unstructured information. They stayed in this role until 2012.

In the same year, Merid joined CB&I as an International Business Strategy Consultant for a brief period. They then moved to Development Finance International, Inc. in 2012 as a Senior Manager, Business Intelligence Products, where they worked until 2014.

Since 2014, Merid has been with the World Economic Forum, where they have held several roles. They started as the Head of Operations & Analytics, Foundations, before transitioning to the role of Head of Digital Solutions & Analytics. Currently, they are serving as the Head of Product, Event Technologies and Platforms.

Merid Berhe holds a Master's Degree in International Business from The Fletcher School at Tufts University, which they obtained from 2010 to 2012. Prior to that, they completed their Bachelor's Degree in International Economics from Winston-Salem State University between 2004 and 2009. In 2007, they attended Korea University where they pursued a Bachelor of Science in Mathematical Statistics and Probability as well as Data Modeling for a brief period. Additionally, Merid has obtained several certifications including the Automation Pro II Certification from Workato in November 2020, the Architecture and Systems Engineering: Models and Methods to Manage Complex Systems certification from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in July 2019, and a certification in Digital Transformation from the University of Virginia.



  • Head Of Product, Event Technologies And Platforms

    April, 2021 - present

  • Head Of Digital Solutions Analytics

    July, 2018

  • Head Of Operations Analytics Foundations

    December, 2014