There’s a strong correlation between internet, media, and human freedom and the global markets for scholarly products. Should our perception of those markets change with the rise of sovereign internets in countries like China and Russia, large scale domestic scientific infrastructure, and increasing censorship? Changes in the internet itself may require our industry to reconsider our ethics and operating risks.
Ian is a political scientist who helps business leaders, policy makers, and the general public make sense of the world around them. He is the president and founder of Eurasia Group, the world’s leading political risk research and consulting firm, and GZERO Media, a media company dedicated to providing intelligent and engaging coverage of international affairs. He is also the board president of the Eurasia Group Foundation (EGF), a non-profit organization committed to helping people understand the impact geopolitics has on their lives.
He is the host of GZERO World with Ian Bremmer, which airs weekly on US national public television. Ian is also a frequently featured guest on CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, the BBC, Bloomberg, and many others.
A prolific writer, Ian is the author of 10 books, including the New York Times bestseller Us vs. Them: The Failure of Globalism which examines the rise of populism around the world. He is also a Foreign Affairs Columnist and Editor-at-Large for Time magazine.