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.