Academia can be an important vanguard of the Fourth Industrial Revolution
Universities have a pivotal role to play in the 4IR. They must develop new technologies, grapple with the broader consequences of the 4IR, and educate the next generation.
William Burke-White, an expert on international law and global governance, served in the Obama Administration from 2009-2011 on Secretary Clinton’s Policy Planning Staff. Burke-White has written extensively in the fields of international law and institutions, with focus on international criminal and international economic law. His current research explores gaps in the global governance system and the challenges of international legal regulation in a world of rising powers and divergent interests.