Organization

Organization

Co-Chairs

Keith Krach

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

Kersti Kaljulaid

Former President of the Republic of Estonia

Staff

David Shullman

Senior Director, Global China Hub, Atlantic Council

David Shullman

Senior Director, Global China Hub, Atlantic Council

Dr. David O. Shullman is the senior director of the Global China Hub at the Atlantic Council, where he leads the council’s work on China. David has previously served as one of the US Government’s top experts on East Asia, most recently as Deputy National Intelligence Officer for East Asia on the National Intelligence Council (NIC). Prior to joining the NIC, David was a senior analyst at the Central Intelligence Agency. He has been a Senior Advisor at the International Republican Institute, an adjunct senior fellow with the Center for a New American Security, an adjunct professor at Georgetown University, and an advisor on China for the Biden campaign.

Colleen Cottle

Deputy Director, Global China Hub, Atlantic Council

Colleen Cottle

Deputy Director, Global China Hub, Atlantic Council

Colleen Cottle is the deputy director of the Global China Hub at the Atlantic Council, where she helps advance the Council’s work on China and manages many of the Hub’s daily operations. Prior to joining the Atlantic Council, Colleen spent over a dozen years at the Central Intelligence Agency serving in a variety of analytic and managerial roles covering East and South Asia. Before that, she worked as a research analyst at a small economic consultancy and received a Fulbright Student Grant to study environmental economics at the University of Bonn in Germany.

Matt Geraci

Assistant Director, Global China Hub, Atlantic Council

Matt Geraci

Assistant Director, Global China Hub, Atlantic Council

Matt Geraci is an assistant director of the Atlantic Council’s Global China Hub, where he helps research and devise allied solutions to the global challenges posed by China’s rise. Prior to joining the Atlantic Council, Matt was a research associate & program officer with the Institute for China-America studies, where he managed Maritime Affairs Program and Blue Carbon & Climate Change Program, incorporating GIS in his research on maritime studies, resources and the environment, US-China international development, and US-China Trade and economic issues.

Kitsch Liao

Assistant Director, Global China Hub, Atlantic Council

Kitsch Liao

Assistant Director, Global China Hub, Atlantic Council

Kitsch Liao is an assistant director of the Atlantic Council’s Global China Hub. Prior to joining the Atlantic Council, Kitsch has worked in congress, served in diplomatic posting and as a cyber intelligence analyst for the private sector, he is also the cyber and military affairs consultant for Taiwan’s Doublethink Lab. He has worked on various projects with the Australian Policy Institute (ASPI), Institute of National Defense and Security Research (INDSR), the U.S. Department of Defense, and Jane’s IHS on topics ranging from Taiwan’s ORBAT, China’s CBRN capability, to Chinese disinformation and cyber espionage operations.