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Wed, Jan 6, 2021

Event recap | Tech and data recommendations for the new administration

In this episode of the GeoTech Hour, hosted Wednesday, January 6, from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. EST, panelists make recommendations on how the new administration can prioritize data and tech applications.

Event Recap by GeoTech Center

Digital Policy Technology & Innovation
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Tue, May 26, 2020

Going deeper: Central Bank Digital Currencies and how best to design them to benefit everyone

On May 19, 2020 - Lisa Pollina, Gabriel Abed, George Bachiashvili, Shane Glynn, Aditi Kuma shared perspectives on "The digital dollar: Do we need it and how do we build it?" as part of a live video discussion moderated by Michael Greenwald. The discussion focused what exactly is a digital dollar? How would it work, how could it best be designed, and who would manage it?

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Cybersecurity Digital Policy

Wed, Apr 8, 2020

Getting ahead of the crisis: How the post-COVID era will reshape societies, economies, and geopolitics

On April 08, 2020 – Bob Gourley, Co-Founder of OODAloop and David Bray, Atlantic Council GeoTech Center Director participated in a second video discussion on how the post-COVID era will reshape societies, economies, and geopolitics.

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Coronavirus Economy & Business

Bob Gourley is the co-founder and chief technology officer (CTO) of the Cybersecurity and Artificial Intelligence consultancy OODA LLC. OODA is the publisher of and

Bob’s first career was as a naval intelligence officer, which included operational tours in Europe and Asia. A pioneer in the discipline of cyber threat intelligence, he was the first director of intelligence (J2) at DoD’s first joint cyber defense organization, the Joint Task Force for Computer Network Defense (JTF-CND). Following retirement from the Navy Bob was an executive with TRW and Northrop Grumman, and then returned to government service as the chief technology officer (CTO) of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA).

Since departing DIA, Bob has participated in numerous government advisory boards as well as corporate boards. He is a frequent speaker on topics of artificial intelligence, the future of technology, and real world cybersecurity.