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Villasenor, John

VillasenorJohn_newJohn Villasenor, Professor

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John Villasenor is a professor of electrical engineering and public policy at UCLA and a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington DC. He is also a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Cybersecurity, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and an affiliate at the Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) at Stanford.

Research Interests

Professor Villasenor’s research considers the broader impacts of key technology trends including the move to the cloud, the globalization of technology product design and manufacturing, advances in digital communications and electronics, and the increasing complexity of today’s networks and systems. He writes frequently on these topics and on their implications with respect to cybersecurity, communications systems, digital media policy, intellectual property, and digital privacy.

Awards and Recognitions 

  • 2011, Nonresident Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution
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