Alexander M. Wegner is an account director at APCO Worldwide and works with leading public sector clients throughout the Arabian Gulf on maximizing returns on their communications efforts. He joined APCO from Richard Attias & Associates (RA&A), a pioneer in nation branding, where he was the dedicated Project Manager and Technology Partnerships Lead for the Future Investment Initiative (FII), or “Davos in the Desert.”
Prior to RA&A, Mr. Wegner worked in strategic communications in the Arabian Gulf and Germany, advising private and public sector clients on corporate communication, crisis communication, reputation management, and social media.
He holds an MA in Social Science from the University of Chicago and a BS in Foreign Service from Georgetown University School of Foreign Service. In addition to being a Global Shaper at the World Economic Forum (WEF), a Fellow at the Royal Society of Arts (RSA), and a One Young World Ambassador, Alexander is a member of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and the Planetary Society.