Francisco joined the World Economic Forum in May 2015. He is an international development professional and currently heads the Platform for Shaping the Future of Advanced Manufacturing and Production, which is one of the 17 global initiatives the Forum is driving today. The Platform is helping global leaders form business, government, academia and civil society anticipate the impact of Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies on manufacturing and supply systems. Leaders engage in the Platform set and drive the global manufacturing agenda and incubate new pilots and partnerships to ensure a more productive, sustainable and inclusive future of production. Prior to joining the World Economic Forum, Francisco worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers SA in Geneva, Switzerland, primarily on management consulting projects with international organizations.