Iskra is a Business Administration graduate. After 17 years of corporate experience, including top managerial positions, she moved to the government and public sectors. Within Sofia Municipality Iskra was part of the team, which coordinated the development of the Digital Transformation Strategy of Sofia. She is the Research and Development coordinator on behalf of Sofia in the PolicyCloud project and one of the project’s pilot cases. Sofia’s use case addresses urban policy as a critical success factor in improving the overall urban environment of the city. Policy design will be adapted based on analysis of big data sourced from the transport, road infrastructure, city environment, air quality and other sectors, of importance to citizens. Iskra is also part of the team leading Sofia’s participation in the 100 Intelligent Cities Challenge project, the Digital Innovation Progamme, aiming at transforming e-government activities and citizen centred services and is actively involved in the development of the Sofia open data platform.
Digitalisation, Innovation and Investment unit, Sofia Municipality