Karl Rauscher, Strategic Advisory Board Chairman
Karl Rauscher is the architect of the Strategic Advisory Board and serves as its Chairman. Karl is a strategic advisor for high consequence breakthroughs at the nexus of technology, business and policy. He serves as Ambassador-at-Large & Chief Architect of Cyberspace Policy for the IEEE, where he coaches technologists to become effective contributors to technology policy decision making for issues of high consequence. He advises business and government leaders on five continents, often in the area of ultra-high security and reliability. He previously served as CTO & Distinguished Fellow of the EastWest Institute, where he led the first China-U.S. and Russia-U.S. track II bilaterals on cyber security. Karl is a Bell Labs Fellow, cited for his leadership in achieving the first 6 “9’s” (99.9999% reliability). Karl is an inventor with over forty patents and is an author of numerous publications. He holds electrical engineering degrees with high distinction from Pennsylvania State University and Rutgers University, and participated in M.I.T.’s Sloan School of Management executive development program.