In this talk, Alec Ross will share stories and his analysis of the intersection of power and networks, ranging from Syria to narcotics cartel-controlled border cities in Mexico to Wikileaks.

Alec Ross has been an eyewitness to the impact of information networks on the exercise of power stemming from his time driving technology, media & telecoms policy for Barack Obama’s presidential campaign and four years as Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s Senior Adviser for Innovation. Alec will share stories and his analysis of the intersection of power and networks, ranging from Syria to narcotics cartel-controlled border cities in Mexico to Wikileaks.