Alec Ross

The Industries of the Future

Alec Ross

Talk: The Industries of the Future

Alec Ross and Jared Cohen held a fireside chat at Google on geopolitics and innovation. Alec’s new book, The Industries of the Future, explores the key fields that will drive the next 20 years of change to our economies and societies—robotics, advanced life sciences, the code-ification of money, cybersecurity, and big data—and provides the geopolitical, cultural, and generational contexts out of which they are emerging.

Alec Ross

Alec is an American technology policy expert who was Senior Advisor for Innovation to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for the duration of her term as Secretary of State. After leaving the Department of State in 2013 he joined the School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University as a Senior Fellow and is the author of the New York Times Bestseller, The Industries of the Future.

The Industries of the Future

The New York Times bestseller, from leading innovation expert Alec Ross, a “fascinating vision” (Forbes) of what’s next for the world and how to navigate the changes the future will bring.

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