John Villasenor My work lies at the intersection of technology, policy, law, and business. More specifically, I focus on communications and information technologies and on their broader ramifications. My recent work has addressed topics including cybersecurity, intellectual property, financial inclusion for “unbanked” populations, digital media policy, “drones,” critical infrastructure security, driverless cars, wireless communications, and digital currencies and emerging payment methods.

I am on the faculty at UCLA, where I hold appointments in the schools of engineering, public affairs, and management. In addition, during the current (2015-2016) academic year, I am a visiting professor at the UCLA School of Law. I am also a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and a National Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford. In addition, I am a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Cybersecurity, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and an affiliate at the Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) at Stanford.
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