Alec Ross: Simon & Schuster Speakers Bureau

Alec Ross

Author & Senior Advisor for Innovation to Hillary Clinton

Alec Ross is one of America’s leading experts on innovation. He has been an entrepreneur, served for four years as Senior Advisor for Innovation to the Secretary of State, and advised President Obama on the intersection of technology and geopolitics for his first presidential campaign. He did the same during his time as Senior Advisor for Innovation to the Secretary of State, a role created for him to maximize the potential of technology and innovation in service of America’s diplomatic goals. In this role, Ross advanced the State Department’s interests on a range of issues including Internet Freedom, cybersecurity, disaster response, and the use of network technologies in conflict zones. Currently, he continues to educate various world leaders and top CEOs about these topics

Ross’s best-selling book, The Industries of the Future, explores the technological and economic trends and developments that will shape the next ten years, from cybersecurity and big data to the commercialization of genomics to the code-ification of money, markets and trust. Since its publication in February of 2016, it has gone into an 8th printing and the rights have been sold for translation into 18 languages.

Ross currently serves as a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at Johns Hopkins University and sits on the board of directors or advisors for companies in the fields of technology, media, telecommunications, education, health care and cybersecurity.

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  • Understanding the Changing Geopolitics of our Networked World
  • Strategic Communications in a Chaotic World
  • Managing Large-Scale Innovation
  • Building and Protecting Your Brand in a World of Social Media

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