Stéphan Vincent-Lancrin is a Senior Analyst and Deputy Head of Division at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (Directorate for Education and Skills). He currently leads work on education during the covid-19 crisis, but also leads the OECD work on the digitalization in education, notably the project on “Smart data and digital technology in education: AI, learning analytics and beyond” -- including a blockchain component. He also leads work around disciplined innovation and change management, showing with the work on “Fostering and Assessing Creativity and Critical Thinking in Education” what kind of support, environment and tools school teachers and university professors could be given to improve their teaching and their students’ learning. An example of capacity development through international professional learning communities. More generally, speaking he work on innovation, research and how new trends influence the futures of learning and education policiy at the schooling and higher education levels.