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Kalev H. Leetaru

Guest Speaker

    Professional affiliation

    Yahoo! Fellow at Georgetown University

    Full Biography

    Kalev H. Leetaru is the 2013-2014 Yahoo! Fellow at Georgetown University, a Council Member of the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on the Future of Government, and a Foreign Policy Magazine Top 100 Global Thinker of 2013. For nearly 20 years he has been studying the web and building systems to interact with and understand the way it is reshaping our global society, and his work has been featured in the press of over 100 nations and fundamentally changed how we think about information at scale and how the "big data" revolution is changing our ability to understand our global collective consciousness.