Doowan Lee

Doowan Lee

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Strategic Advisor- Institute for Security and Technology (IST)

Doowan Lee is a strategic advisor to the Institute for Security and Technology (IST) and adjunct professor of politics at the Univ. of San Francisco. Working at a Silicon Valley tech company, he leverages emerging AI technologies to empower open society & support national security. He is a national security expert specializing in disinformation analysis and great power competition in the information environment. Before joining IST, he taught at the Naval Postgraduate School for more than 11 years as a faculty member and principal investigator. There he developed and executed operational and communications technology projects with federal R&D agencies to support the U.S. government’s efforts to combat violent extremist networks and authoritarian regimes. In particular, he has closely worked with the US Special Operation community to support overseas operations. Central to this work is a focus on how China and Russia exploit social media and emerging technologies to undermine organic political processes. 

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