Paul Triolo is a senior associate with the Trustee Chair in Chinese Business and Economics at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. He is currently senior vice president for China and technology policy lead at Albright Stonebridge Group, where he advises clients in technology, financial services, and other sectors as they navigate complex political and regulatory matters in China and around the world. He has served in senior positions within the U.S. government for more than 25 years, focusing primarily on China’s rise as a science, technology, and cyber power. Mr. Triolo was most recently founder, practice head, and managing director of the geo-technology practice at Eurasia Group, focusing on global technology policy issues, cybersecurity, internet governance, information and communications technology (ICT) regulatory issues, and emerging areas such as 5G deployment, automation, artificial intelligence, green tech, and fintech/blockchain. He also serves as a senior advisor at the Paulson Institute. He received an MA in international relations from the Catholic University of America and a BA in electrical engineering from Penn State University.