The Future of the Digital Order with Martijn Rasser

Thu Aug 11 2022 at 05:30 pm to 06:30 pm UTC-07:00

ASNC, Bechtel Conference Center | San Francisco

Asia Society Northern California
Publisher/HostAsia Society Northern California
The Future of the Digital Order with Martijn Rasser
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About this Event

Join Asia Society Northern California on Thursday, August 11 from 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Pacific for a public, in-person program in San Francisco with Martijn Rasser, Senior Fellow and Director of the Technology and National Security Program at the Center for a New American Security. Martijn will speak about The Future of the Digital Order including the U.S., Russia and the Middle East.

Martijn will join us from Washington, D.C., where he previously served as a senior intelligence officer and analyst at the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) for foreign emerging technologies, technology innovation, and weapons research and development. He also served as a senior advisor in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, special advisor to a senior military commander in the Middle East, chief counterterrorism liaison to a U.S. military unit in Iraq, and vice chairman of a National Intelligence Council working group.

Upon leaving government service, Rasser was chief of staff at Muddy Waters Capital, an investment research firm. More recently, Rasser was director of analysis at Kyndi, a venture-backed AI startup in Silicon Valley.

For more background about his work, here is a link to Martijn’s recent reports: https://www.cnas.org/reports?author=martijn-rasser

This program is complimentary for Asia Society Members. Learn more and become a member today: https://asiasociety.org/northern-california/join-our-community

Groundbreaker and Innovator Members will be invited to a private VIP Reception immediately following the public program from 6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Pacific. The VIP Reception is a special benefit for our Groundbreaker and Innovator Members. To become a Groundbreaker or Innovator Member, visit our Membership page: https://asiasociety.org/northern-california/join-our-community

AGENDA

Date: Thursday, August 11, 2022 from 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Pacific

  • 5:00 p.m. Registration & Networking
  • 5:30 p.m. Program Begins
  • 6:30 p.m. Program Concludes; VIP Reception for Groundbreaker and Innovator Members
  • 7:00 p.m. VIP Reception Concludes

Venue: Bechtel Conference Center, San Francisco

All guests must show ID and proof of vaccination before entry. Masks are encouraged.

SPEAKER BIO

Martijn Rasser is a Senior Fellow and Director of the Technology and National Security Program at CNAS.

Prior to joining CNAS, Rasser served as a senior intelligence officer and analyst at the Central Intelligence Agency, where he worked on foreign emerging technologies, technology innovation, and weapons research and development. He also served as a senior advisor in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, special advisor to a senior military commander in the Middle East, chief counterterrorism liaison to a U.S. military unit in Iraq, and vice chairman of a National Intelligence Council working group.

Upon leaving government service, Rasser was chief of staff at Muddy Waters Capital, an investment research firm. More recently, Rasser was director of analysis at Kyndi, a venture-backed AI startup in Silicon Valley.

His commentary and research have appeared in leading publications including Foreign Policy, Lawfare, San Francisco Chronicle, Politico, and Scientific American, and he is regularly quoted in outlets such as Axios, Bloomberg, Financial Times, Fortune, The New York Times, Nikkei Asia, South China Morning Post, Straits Times, Sydney Morning Herald, The Wall Street Journal, and WIRED. He has made media appearances on BBC, CNBC, and Fox News, among others. Rasser received his BA in anthropology from Bates College and his MA in security studies from Georgetown University.

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ASNC, Bechtel Conference Center, 500 Washington Street, San Francisco, United States

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