Alec Ross

Visiting Scholar

Alec Ross is an innovator, investor, former gubernatorial candidate and state department official, and the author of The Industries of the Future (Simon & Schuster, 2016). In his role as Senior Advisor for Innovation to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, he saw firsthand technology’s power to protect democracy. He also knows that, left unchecked, it is no panacea. Currently, Ross serves as an adviser on technology and geopolitics to political and business leaders around the world.