Principles that form the basis of Trust and protect freedoms. There principles enable fast, frictionless, and secure collaboration.

  • Integrity
  • Accountability
  • Transparency
  • Reciprocity

Respect for:

  • Rule of Law
  • Property
  • Sovereignty of Nations
  • Planet
  • Human Rights


Commission Comparisons

  • Coalition of 15 Nations
  • Inc/All Designated Nat’l Security Tech Sectors
  • Multi-Sector Transformational Expertise
  • Practical Defensive & Offensive Strategies
  • Public/Private Partnership Led
  • Build Network w/ 27 Advisory Councils
  • Buy-in & Implementation Focused
  • Utilize Proven Tech Statecraft Model
  • Unifying Principle: Trust
  • 1-Key Metric: Adoption of Trusted

Other Tech Commissions

  • US Centric
  • Limited to 1-5 Tech Sectors
  • Lack of Transformational Leadership Experience
  • Constrained to Policy Recommendations
  • Government Only or Private Sector Only
  • More Inward Looking
  • Report Focused
  • Proven Models Did Not Exist
  • Unifying Principle: ?
  • Key Metric: Quality of Report


Our experts provide research, training, and policy recommendations on tech sectors that are vital to U.S. foreign policy and national security interests


Assemble a diverse team of Honorary Co-Chairs, 15 Country Commissioners and 12 Tech Commissioners to lead their Advisory Councils.


Develop a comprehensive set of offensive and defensive strategies in 12 national security tech sectors to combat techno-authoritarianism.


Build a Global Trust Network of companies, institutions, industry leaders, and countries to drive the widespread adoption of trusted technologies.


Define a set of Universal Tech Trust Standards and establish a Certification Center for Trusted Technology.


Create a trusted tech movement by a rolling thunder of marketing communications with a state-of-the-art website and a powerful system of amplifiers.


Publish quarterly updates and final report with policy recommendations for governments and institutions as well as practical strategies for companies.


Architect the Global Tech Security Strategy that rallies and unifies nations, leverages the innovation & resources of the private sector and amplifies trust principles.

Meet Our Co-Chairs

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Keith Krach

Chairman and Co-Founder Krach Institute for Tech Diplomacy at Purdue

The key to securing freedom for the next generation is securing technology. Tomorrow’s tech must be trusted tech developed and protected by a Global Trust Network of like-minded countries, companies, and individuals who respect the rule of law, human rights, labor practices, national sovereignty, and the environment.

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Kersti Kaljulaid

Former President of the Republic of Estonia

We will win. But for us to safely mine the technology pool created by the great minds of our private sector companies, we have to have standards, agreements. Nobody must be able to blow up what we trust in technology, and for that indeed we need the Global Tech Security Commission.

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Political news site, Axios, published highlights from Monday’s Krach Institute/Global Tech Security Commission panel discussion on Artificial Intelligence. During the discussion, Rep. Michael Waltz (R-Fla.) called for the creation of a House committee dedicated to AI. This is the first time a member of Congress has publicly called for a new Congressional body dedicated to tackling AI issues.


A group of distinguished bipartisan leaders in foreign policy and national security, including Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Todd Young (R-IN), and Bill Hagerty (R-TN), as well as Representatives Michael McCaul (R-TX) and Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ), serving as Honorary Co-Chairs of the Global Tech Security Commission, have issued a call to their fellow Members of Congress to join the effort to develop a Global Tech Security Strategy to defend freedom against technological authoritarianism.

It does not take a Ph.D. in international affairs to understand the common threads that underpin the China-Russia partnership. Both governments are known for lawless behavior, duplicity, bullying, domestic oppression, coercive economic practices, and grave human rights abuses.

Sen. Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Indiana Gov. Eric J. Holcomb joined Blinken and Raimondo on a tour of Purdue’s Birck Nanotechnology Center, highlighting the leading-edge research and workforce development efforts at Purdue that can help the United States restore domestic semiconductor manufacturing and competitiveness abroad.

Europe’s energy woes, in the wake of the Russia–Ukraine war, should spur us to take the question seriously

Welcoming the CHIPS Act being signed into law, Keith Krach, former Under Secretary of State and Chairman of the Krach Institute for Tech Diplomacy at Purdue, said, “This is a big day for America – for national security, our global economic security, and our long-term prosperity. The investment will create thousands of jobs across the entire supply chain and create a broad ripple effect of technical training and know-how throughout the tech ecosystem.”

Driven by our mission of “shaping the global future together,” the Atlantic Council is a nonpartisan organization that galvanizes US leadership and engagement in the world, in partnership with allies and partners, to shape solutions to global challenges.


How Foreign Money is still fueling abuses in Xinjiang

Western governments should do more to support the development of new solar supply chains that don’t rely on Chinese inputs. Keith Krach, former Under Secretary of State has called for all Chinese-domiciled companies to be excluded from ESG funds.

Keith Krach Talks Domestic Investments in Chip Manufacturing on Bloomberg Daybreak

As President Biden and Micron President Sanjay Mehrota on the newly signed chips legislation. And we want to get more on that bill now, which includes about $52 billion to boost domestic semiconductor research and development.