To compete and thrive in the 21st century, democracies, and the United States in particular, must develop new national security and economic strategies that address the geopolitics of information. In the 20th century, market capitalist democracies geared infrastructure, energy, trade, and even social policy to protect and advance that era’s key source of power—manufacturing. In this century, democracies must better account for information geopolitics across all dimensions of domestic policy and national strategy.
Dr. Sameer Bhalotra is the Co-Founder and CEO of StackRox. He serves as co-chair of the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Cyber Policy Task Force for the 45th Presidency, and is affiliated with Stanford University's Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) and UC Berkeley's Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity (CLTC). He previously worked in cybersecurity on the National security Council staff at the White House, Cybersecurity & Technology Lead for the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, and in various roles in the intelligence community. Sameer graduated from Harvard University with a BA in Physics and from Stanford University with a PhD in Applied Physics.Last Updated: Jan 27, 2020, 4:56pm