FORA.tv Speaker - Charles Ferguson
Charles Ferguson is the founder and president of Representational Pictures, Inc. and director and producer of Inside Job, which won the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature in 2011, and No End In Sight: The American Occupation of Iraq, which was nominated in the same category in 2008. He holds a Ph.D. in political science from M.I.T., where his research focused on interactions between high technology, globalization, and government policy. Ferguson spent several years as a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and is a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations and has been an independent consultant to Apple, Xerox, Motorola, Intel, and Texas Instruments, among other technology companies. He is the author of four books, including High Stakes, No Prisoners: A Winner's Tale of Greed and Glory in the Internet Wars and Computer Wars: The Post-IBM World (co-authored with Charles Morris). He has recently completed a book about the roots of the financial crisis and rising economic inequality, entitled Predator Nation, to be released by Random House / Crown in May 2012.
04.14.12 | 01:24:01 min
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