SECTOR ADVISORS

Alec Ross

DISTINGUISHED PROFESSOR AND FORMER SENIOR ADVISOR FOR INNOVATION TO US SECRETARY OF STATE HILLARY CLINTON

Alec Ross is a Distinguished Professor at l’Universitá di Bologna, an author, entrepreneur, and investor.

His book The Raging 2020s is about the collision that has taken place at the intersection of government, business, and citizens. His prior book The Industries of the Future has been translated into 24 languages and been a best-seller on 5 continents.

He is a Board Partner at Amplo, a global venture capital firm, and sits on the board of directors for companies in the fields of technology, finance, education, human capital, and cybersecurity.

Alec served as the convenor for technology and media policy on Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign and served as Senior Advisor for Innovation to the Secretary of State.

He began his career with Teach for America and co-founded and helped lead a technology-focused social enterprise