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Marc Goodman

Policy, Law, Ethics Chair
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Marc Goodman is a global strategist, author and consultant focused on the disruptive impact of advancing technologies on security, business and international affairs. Over the past twenty years, he has built his expertise in next generation security threats such as cyber crime, cyber terrorism and information warfare working with organizations such as Interpol, the United Nations, NATO, the Los Angeles Police Department and the U.S. Government. Marc frequently advises industry leaders, security executives and global policy makers on transnational cyber risk and intelligence and on the impact of technology in our lives. Marc provides audiences a front seat view into the digital underground on emerging technology, geopolitical, and security trends that will drastically redefine the markets in which they operate.

Founder of the Future Crimes Institute, Marc’s current areas of research spotlight the security implications of disruptive technologies: artificial intelligence, the social data revolution, synthetic biology, virtual worlds, robotics, ubiquitous computing and location-based services. As Singularity University’s Faculty Chair for Policy, Law & Ethics, Marc focuses on the consequences, implications and virtues of exponential technologies in our lives. Moreover, he serves as SU’s Global Security Advisor, examining the use of advanced science and technology to address humanity’s grand challenges.

For more than a decade, Marc worked with INTERPOL, the International Criminal Police Organization, having chaired numerous INTERPOL expert groups on emerging security threats. In that capacity, Marc trained police and security forces throughout the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Latin America and Asia and has worked in 70 countries around the world. In addition, he advises NATO as a subject matter expert on Critical Cyber Infrastructure Protection and the UN Counterterrorism Task Force on terrorist use of the Internet. Marc began his career as a serving police officer and uses his experience in global security and technology to advise clients on the next generation security threats which have emerged in our rapidly changing world.

Marc has authored more than one dozen journal articles and ten book chapters on on a variety of emerging security threats, including cybercrime, bio-security and critical infrastructure protection. Representative works have been published by the Harvard Business Review, The Atlantic, Forbes, The Economist, Harvard Journal of Law & Technology, Oxford University Press, Jane’s Intelligence Review, the American Bar Association, the FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, the Institute of Electronic and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

Other Professional Activities

Marc holds a Master of Public Administration from Harvard University and a Master of Science in the Management of Information Systems from the London School of Economics. In addition, he has serves as a Fellow at Stanford University’s Center for International Security and Cooperation and is a Distinguished Visiting Scholar at Stanford’s MediaX Laboratory. Marc is frequently covered in the press, having been featured by CNN, ABC, NBC, BBC, Fox News, The Guardian, Le Monde and PBS, among others.
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Topics

  • The Security Implications of Emerging Technologies
  • Public Policy - Legal & Ethical Implications of Exponential Technologies
  • Lessons in Innovation from the Criminal Underground
  • Cyber Executive Protection
  • Geopolitical Risk in the Age of Moore's Law
  • The Future of Financial Crime

Types of Engagements

  • Consulting
  • Keynote Address
  • Panel Discussion
  • Webcast

Education

  • Harvard University
    Master of Public Administration
  • London School of Economics
    Master of Science in the Management of Information Systems

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