BGA’s WEF Event on Geopolitics, Cybersecurity & Cryptocurrencies in Davos

BGA's WEF Event on Geopolitics, Cybersecurity & Cryptocurrencies in Davos

BGA hosted its first event of 2018 during this year’s World Economic Forum (WEF). In partnership with EuroAtlantic Institute, the Solver Series titled “Geopolitics, Cybersecurity & Crypto Currencies”, was a discussion on major risks, what scenarios are on the horizon? How can society, business and democratic states be protected? And what role can and should governments and policy makers play to provide more security?
Panel speakers included:

  • Sir Richard Barrons: BGA Senior Advisor, Commander Joint Forces Command, one of the six ‘Chiefs of Staff” leading the UK Armed Forces until April 2016.
  • Dmitri Alperovitch, Senior Fellow Harvard Kennedy School and Atlantic Council.
  • Mark Turrell, CEO Vork & Orcasci / WEF YGL & Tech Pioneer / Author Scaling‘

The panel was moderated by BGA CEO Jan Kallmorgen and Arnulf Damerau, Chairman, EuroAtlantic Institute.

Click here to watch the full panel

Richard Barrons

Richard Barrons

London
Sir Richard's Bio
Sir Richard Barrons is a BGA Advisor and served as Commander Joint Forces Command, one of the six ‘Chiefs of Staff” leading the UK Armed Forces until April 2016. He was responsible for 23,000 people worldwide and a budget of £4.3Bn, delivering intelligence, Special
Forces, operational command and control, information systems and communications, logistics, medical support, and advanced education and training across the Armed Forces.

​His military career includes leadership from Captain to General on military operations in Bosnia, Kosovo, Northern Ireland, Iraq and Afghanistan – often as part of US-led coalitions. 

Jan Kallmorgen

Jan Kallmorgen

CEO and Founder
Jan's Bio

Jan is BGA’s Founder and CEO combining a background in finance, foreign policy and international public affairs. He advises clients on complex investment situations and transactions and has a strong transatlantic focus.

He has worked at Goldman Sachs, the German Council on Foreign Relations, the European Group for Investor Protection, Bohnen Kallmorgen & Partner and the global public affairs firm Interel Group. Jan is also founder & chairman of the non-profit think tank Atlantic Initiative and a regular speaker at international conferences and universities. See him in action

Education
Jan holds a Master’s in history and international relations from Freie Universität Berlin and from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service in Washington, DC. He is an alumnus of several transatlantic Young Leader programs.

 

 

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