Fri, Aug 21, 2020
While much of public discussion around data has focused solely on the debate of data privacy protection versus deregulation and economic productivity, data trusts represent legal, technology-enabled constructs that allow for more equitable ways of sharing the profits among different stakeholders. In this structure, a relationship of fiduciary responsibility would exist not only with the shareholders, but also towards the data owners and producers, and where the data economy would happen "with people" instead of "to people".
Fri, Oct 9, 2020
Topic overview | Space: The next frontier for innovation, economics, accessibility, and infrastructure
Space is quickly becoming the new frontier to be explored by national governments and private sector actors. In the process, the different parties prepare themselves for an environment that will bring to space the competition and collaboration behaviors that are typical on Earth, that will require new or updated regulations and international norms, and that will unleash new opportunities for multiple industries and technologies – spanning from transportation and satellite communication to data sharing, artificial intelligence or national security.
Borja Prado is a research assistant at the GeoTech Center. In this role, he conducts research and produces written analyses examining the social, economic, and security challenges and opportunities of emerging technologies and the future of work. He also manages a wide range of projects that cover technology policy and geopolitical developments. During 2019 and 2020, Borja worked as a research assistant to the Atlantic Council President & CEO, Fred Kempe. In this position, he researched, edited, and coordinated the development of more than thirty publications focused on international affairs, he provided analysis on various geopolitical, tech, and public policy issues, briefed the CEO in preparation for media interviews and public appearances and managed Mr. Kempe’s communications strategy and social media engagement.
Previously, Borja graduated with a Master of Science in Foreign Service from Georgetown University, where he concentrated in Global Politics and Security with a focus on technology policy and international affairs. While pursuing his graduate degree, he also worked as a consultant at the Department for Effective Public Management of the Organization of American States (OAS), where he assessed the innovation policies of Latin American governments as they leverage technology to provide local public services more efficiently. Prior to his Georgetown studies, he worked as a consultant at No Com, a strategic consulting firm in Paris, where he was responsible for the comparative study of social and technology trends in Europe and their impact on Fortune 500 clients and public figures. Borja holds a BA in Journalism from the University of Navarra, in Spain.