World’s Top Foreign Policy and National Security Strategists Join Global Tech Security Commission to Safeguard Freedom
Today, the Global Tech Security Commission (GTSC), a worldwide network of multi-sector leaders developing the definitive Global Tech Security Strategy to safeguard freedom from techno-authoritarian threats, has announced the appointment of new Strategy Commissioners.
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World’s Foremost Security Experts in Critical and Emerging Technologies Bolster Leadership of Global Tech Security Commission
WASHINGTON, D.C. November 3, 2023 – Today, the Global Tech Security Commission (GTSC), a worldwide network of multi-sector leaders developing the definitive Global Tech Security Strategy to safeguard freedom from techno-authoritarian threats, named 11 of the world’s foremost security experts in critical and emerging technologies as Tech Sector Commissioners.
Roger Robinson, the Global Tech Security Commissioner for Capital Markets, talks with the Krach Institute for Tech Diplomacy about his role as the architect of the economic strategy deployed to take down the Soviet Union and how it is relevant today when confronting modern techno-authoritarian threats. The first of its kind, the position of Capital Markets Commissioner represents a shift in how leaders must think about competition with China. As Robinson points out, the United States dominates the world’s financial domain- it simply has not been leveraged.
Ambassador Todd Chapman, Diplomacy Commissioner on the Global Tech Security Commission, has a conversation with Krach Institute for Tech Diplomacy’s Executive Producer, Thuy Vu, to discuss his work with the GTSC and the vital role he sees diplomacy play in accelerating the adoption of trusted tech.
Deputy Secretary of Defense Kathleen Hicks announced the award today of $238 million in “Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors (CHIPS) and Science Act” funding for the establishment of eight Microelectronics Commons (Commons) regional innovation hubs.
Chinese companies like Lenovo, Huawei, ZTE, and others may appear like typical private businesses but they are, in fact, weapons of a Chinese communist regime that’s even more dangerous than the Soviet Union.”
To lawmakers, terms like 5G, AI, EV, quantum are meaningless. Until we brought the TSMC fab to the U.S. and architected the CHIPS and Science Act, “chips” were something you ate.
Audrey Tang, Digital Minister for Taiwan and Taiwan Commissioner on the GTSC, discusses her perspectives on the importance of trusted technology and the unique perspective Taiwan brings to the development of the Global Tech Security Strategy.
Former US undersecretary of state Keith Krach, who is on a four-day visit to Taiwan ending tomorrow, called for strengthened Taiwan-US private-sector ties. He wrote on X on Wednesday that the private sector has a role to play in securing freedom, and that Taiwan’s private sector offers “a big competitive advantage vs the Chinese communist model.”
Former U.S. Under Secretary Keith Krach visits Taiwan again: U.S. and Taiwan unite to resist the CCP model
Former US Undersecretary of State Keith Krach will visit Taiwan from the 9th to the 12th. This is his second visit to Taiwan after three years. The focus of Krach’s visit to Taiwan this time is to strengthen cooperation in technology and cyber security, and to create a “Taiwan Center for Innovation and Prosperity”.
Keith Krach, who visited Taiwan as the U.S. Under Secretary of State in 2020, was the current U.S. State Department official who visited Taiwan at the highest level in 41 years. On the 9th, he will visit Taiwan again to meet with government officials and leaders of the technology industry to strengthen ties between the private sector of the United States and Taiwan.
Former Under Secretary of State Krach will return to Taiwan three years after his historic visit to Taiwan: Demonstrating the United States’ continued support for Taiwan’s democracy
Former US Deputy State Department Keith Krach is scheduled to visit Taiwan on Wednesday (August 9). The visit comes three years after Krach’s previous historic trip to Taiwan as the highest-ranking current US State Department official in 40 years.