Simon Clark was a resident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Lab based in Washington, DC. Simon chaired the Center for Countering Digital Hate, an organization dedicated to exposing and combating online hate and disinformation. He was a director and former chair of Foreign Policy for America, the advocacy organization for principled American engagement in the world. He was a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress where he led their work on combating violent white supremacy that informed the White House’s Domestic Terrorism strategy.
Simon’s business career spans finance, technology, and news. He trained at Price Waterhouse, built the original internet presence for Reuters, was the CFO for TheStreet.com, an early internet news startup that he took public in 1999. He spent fifteen years at Fidelity, starting and building their European venture capital operation before moving to Generation Investment Management, the sustainability investing firm founded by Al Gore and David Blood, as a senior advisor.