The New Digital Age: Reshaping the Future of People, Nations and


Speaker(s): Jared Cohen, Eric Schmidt
Chair: Professor Craig Calhoun

Recorded on 23 May 2013 in Old Theatre, Old Building.

Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen are two of the leading thinkers of our time. The New Digital Age is a unique and unparalleled collaboration between these two great minds and will offer us their view on the future of the world where everyone is connected: a world full of challenges and benefits which are ours to meet and harness.

Jared Cohen is Director of Google Ideas and an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. Previously, he served as a member of the U.S. State Department’s Policy Planning Staff and a close advisor to both Secretaries of States Condoleezza Rice and Hillary Clinton.

Eric Schmidt is the Executive Chairman of Google, where he served as CEO from 2001-2011. He is a member of President Obama’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology and is member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

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