Dakota Cary is a nonresident fellow in the Atlantic Council’s Global China Hub. Cary is also a consultant at Krebs Stamos Group and previously was a research analyst at Georgetown University’s Center for Security and Emerging Technology on the CyberAI Project. He focuses on China’s efforts to develop its hacking capabilities. His previous reports examine artificial-intelligence and cybersecurity research at Chinese universities, the People’s Liberation Army’s efforts to automate software vulnerability discovery, and new policies to improve China’s cybersecurity-talent pipeline. He has been featured and quoted on his expertise in a variety of outlets, including the Economist, MIT Technology Review, Hill, Breaking Defense, and Defense One. Cary has also testified before the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission.