The Digital Disruption

Panelists:
Eric Schmidt Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Google, Inc.; Co-author, "The Digital Disruption", (Foreign Affairs, November/December 2010)
Jared Cohen Adjunct Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations; Director, Google Ideas, Google, Inc.; Former Member, Policy Planning, U.S. Department of State; Co-author, "The Digital Disruption", (Foreign Affairs, November/December 2010
Presider:
Richard N. Haass President, Council on Foreign Relations
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