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Dr Adam Segal

Director: Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)

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Dr Adam Segal is the Ira A Lipman chair in emerging technologies and national security and director of the Digital and Cyberspace Policy Program at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR).

An expert on security issues, technology development and Chinese domestic and foreign policy, Segal was the project director for the CFR-sponsored Independent Task Force report, Defending an open, global, secure, and resilient internet.

His book The hacked world order: how nations fight, trade, maneuver, and manipulate in the digital age (PublicAffairs, 2016) describes the increasingly contentious geopolitics of cyberspace. His work has appeared in the Financial Times, The Economist, Foreign Policy, The Wall Street Journal and Foreign Affairs, among other publications. He currently writes for the Net Politics blog.