In the NewsApr 14, 2021
Ee in China Focus on Talent Retention
By Atlantic Council
On April 14, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security Nonresident Fellow Shaun Ee was featured in China Focus for an award-winning essay on the benefits of immigration for the United States, with a particular focus on immigration and talent retention. He argues that the United States must encourage immigration while remaining sensitive to legitimate concerns about espionage.
100 Ideas for the first 100 daysMar 26, 2021
#66: Brand the Quad as an “Asian Geico,” not an “Asian NATO”
By: Shaun Ee What is the kernel of the issue? The Quad is going broad, as Australia, India, Japan, and the US team up on vaccines, tech supply chains, climate change, and more. This is a welcome update to the security architecture in Asia, but could use a unifying framework—both for a sense of direction, […]
ReportSep 17, 2018
It takes a village: How hacktivity can save your company
By Shaun Ee
With our modern-day reliance on digital technology, software and system vulnerabilities have become increasingly hard to avoid. Thoroughly eliminating all these vulnerabilities can be a challenge, but through a coordinated vulnerability disclosure (CVD) program, governments and private companies can mitigate them with the help of independent security researchers.
Shaun Ee is a nonresident fellow in the Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security and a Yenching Scholar at Peking University, working at the nexus of international security, tech policy, and US-China relations. He also writes for TechNode, a Beijing- and Shanghai-based publication covering China’s tech ecosystem, and supports Georgetown University’s CSET Foretell, a “crowd forecasting” project to predict future trends in emerging tech and AI for policymakers.
Previously, Shaun worked in the Council’s Scowcroft Center across multiple initiatives. As assistant director of the Cyber Statecraft Initiative, he focused on the intersection of geopolitics, national security, and cyber policy, with publications such as “Defining Russian Election Interference: An Analysis of Select 2014 to 2018 Cyber Enabled Incidents.” On the Asia Security Initiative, he focused on maritime defense in the Indo-Pacific and US-ROK-DPRK relations.
Originally from Singapore, Shaun speaks Mandarin, and served in the Singapore Armed Forces as a signals operator in an artillery unit. He holds a BA from Washington University in St. Louis, where he studied cognitive neuroscience and East African history.