Thomas Kleine-Brockhoff is vice president at the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) where he oversees the organization’s activities in Germany. Prior to joining GMF, he served as an advisor to Joachim Gauck, the president of Germany. From 2013-17, he oversaw policy planning and speechwriting for the president. Before joining the President’s staff in Berlin, Kleine-Brockhoff spent 12 years in Washington, DC, including a prior six-year stint at GMF where he led work about the implications of the European financial crisis.
Jan Techau is a senior fellow and director of the Europe Program at The German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF). As a foreign policy analyst, his research focuses on European integration and the EU’s role in the world, German foreign policy, transatlantic relations, and security and defense issues. Techau is co-author of Führungsmacht Deutschland – Strategie ohne Angst und Anmaßung (2017) and a regular contributor to German and international news media. Before joining GMF, Techau was the director of the Richard C.
Bruno Lété currently serves as a senior fellow of security and defense at The German Marshall Fund of the United States in Brussels. He provides analysis and advice on trends in geopolitics and on international security and defense policy. He focuses primarily on the EU Common Security & Defense Policy, NATO, and developments in Central and Eastern Europe. In 2010, Lété joined the European Union Delegation to the United States in Washington, DC, where he supported the political, security, and development section and focused on U.S. foreign policy and EU–U.S. relations.
Diana Kelley is the cybersecurity field CTO for Microsoft and a cybersecurity architect, executive advisor, and author. At Microsoft, she leverages her 25+ years of cyber-risk and security experience to provide advice and guidance to CSOs, CIOs, and CISOs at some of the world’s largest companies and is a contributor to the Microsoft Security Intelligence Report (SIR). In addition to her work at Microsoft, she serves on the ACM Ethics & Plagiarism Committee, is an Industry Mentor at CyberSecurity Factory, and is a g
Galip Dalay is a visiting scholar at the University of Oxford, research director at Al Sharq Forum, IPC- Mercator fellow at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP) in Berlin, and nonresident fellow at the Brookings Institution, Doha Center. Dalay works on the Middle Eastern politics, with a particular focus on Turkey, Syria, Iran, Iraq, the regional Kurdish politics, and changing patterns of the international powers' involvement within the region.
Christopher M. Schroeder is an American entrepreneur, advisor, and investor in interactive technologies and social media. Schroeder is the co-founder and general partner of Next Billion Ventures, which invests in and advises growth-stage tech companies in rising markets. Previously, he was the CEO and publisher of Washingtonpost. Newsweek Interactive and co-founder of the Silicon Valley venture capital-backed startup HealthCentral.com.
Gry Hasselbalch is the co-founder of the ThinkDoTank DataEthics.eu. For over a decade, she has worked with the industry, policymakers, NGOs, and end users at the intersection of tech, ethics, human rights, and society. She is an independent advisor who has spoken as an expert both in the media and in venues worldwide. Hasselbalch is a member of the European Commission's High-Level Group on AI, which is working to develop ethics and policy guidelines for AI in Europe; is co-chair of the P7006 standard within the IEEE's
Kara Swisher is the executive editor of Recode, host of the Recode Decode podcast, and co-executive producer of the Code Conference. Swisher co-founded Revere Digital and, before that, co-produced and co-hosted The Wall Street Journal's "D: All Things Digital," a major high-tech conference, with Walt Mossberg.
Carla Norrlof is an associate professor of political science at the University of Toronto, where she researches international cooperation with a special focus on great powers, particularly U.S. hegemony.