Faculty + Speakers

Marc Goodman

Policy, Law, Ethics Chair
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Marc Goodman is a New York Times Best-Selling author, global strategist and consultant focused on the profound change technology is having on security, business and international affairs. He is the founder of the Future Crimes Institute and currently serves as the Chair for Policy, Law and Ethics at Silicon Valley’s Singularity University. During the past 20 years, he has built his expertise in international cyber crime and terrorism working with organizations including INTERPOL, the UN Counterterrorism Task Force, NATO and the US Government.

Goodman frequently advises industry leaders, security executives and global policy makers on transnational cyber risk and intelligence and has operated in more than 70 countries around the world. His professional experiences include working as a street police officer, undercover investigator and counter-terrorism strategist, as well as briefing myriad cabinet ministers and heads of government, including the White House. At Singularity University, he speaks about the security implications of emerging technologies – artificial intelligence, big data, robotics, crypto-currencies, synthetic biology, virtual reality and the Internet of Things.

Marc Goodman is the author of Future Crimes: Everything Is Connected, Everyone is Vulnerable and What We Can Do About It from Random House/Doubleday. Future Crimes is a New York Times, Wall Street Journal and USA Today Best-Seller, was selected as Amazon’s Best Business Book of 2015 and has been named one of The Washington Post’s Top Ten Best Books of 2015.

Goodman is also a frequent contributor to many publications, including: Harvard Business Review, The Atlantic, Forbes, The Economist, Oxford University Press, Jane’s Intelligence Review and the FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin. He has been interviewed by the BBC, CNN, Fox News, NPR, NBC, PBS, The Washington Post, LA Times, Le Monde, Larry King, Tim Ferriss, and many others. A sought-after speaker, Marc Goodman’s TED talk “A Vision of Crimes in the Future,” has been viewed more than 1.2 million times and translated into 26 languages.

More information available at http://www.marcgoodman.com [email protected]

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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  • 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


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


Radio Interview on the Big Picture Science program. The program was entitled “Whodunit, Who’ll Do It?” Listen to it here

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