Marc Goodman is a global strategist, author, and consultant focused on the disruptive impact of advancing technologies on security, business, and international affairs. Over the past 20 years, he has built his expertise in next-generation security threats such as cyber crime, cyber terrorism, and information warfare, working with organizations such as Interpol, the United Nations, and NATO. Goodman frequently advises industry leaders, security executives, and global policymakers on transnational cyber risk and intelligence, and has operated in nearly 70 countries around the world.
Goodman is the founder of the Future Crimes Institute to inspire and educate others on the security and risk implications of newly emerging technologies. He also serves as the global security advisor and chair for policy and law at Silicon Valley’s Singularity University. Goodman’s current areas of research include the security implications of exponential technologies such as robotics, artificial intelligence, the social data revolution, synthetic biology, virtual worlds, genomics, ubiquitous computing, and location-based services.
Since 1999, Goodman has worked extensively with Interpol, where he continues to serve as a senior advisor to the organization’s steering committee on information technology crime. Additionally, he was asked by the Secretary General of the United Nations International Telecommunications Union (ITU) to join his high-level experts group on global cyber security.
Goodman has authored more than one dozen journal articles and 10 book chapters on a variety of emerging security threats. His works have been published by Harvard Business Review, The Atlantic, Forbes, The Economist, Harvard Journal of Law & Technology, Oxford University Press, and more. He has been featured on CNN, ABC, NBC, BBC, Fox News, and PBS, among others.
Goodman holds masters’ degrees in public administration from Harvard University, and in science in the management of information systems from London School of Economics. He has served as a Fellow at Stanford University’s Center for International Security and Cooperation and is a distinguished visiting scholar at Stanford’s mediaX laboratory.