SAN FRANCISCO, May 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- infoedge LLC (infoedgellc.com), a leader in management consulting, today introduced its newest board member, Alec Ross. Ross will be tasked with advising infoedge on the role of global trends in the information economy, as well as helping identify how to best serve customers and potential customers in light of this understanding.
"We are extremely excited to welcome Alec to our board of advisors," said Preetham Peter, managing principal at infoedge. "Alec brings invaluable insights that help us tailor our capabilities to best align with global business and innovation trends in the emerging information economy."
One of America's leading experts on innovation, Alec Ross is the author of "The Industries of the Future" (http://alecross.com/the-industries-of-the-future/), which is currently on the New York Times Best Sellers list.
"'The Industries of the Future' explores the technological and economic trends and developments that will shape the next 10 years, from cyber security and big data to the commercialization of genomics to the code-ification of money, markets and trust," said Ross.
Ross is currently a distinguished visiting fellow at Johns Hopkins University and sits on the board of directors or advisors for companies in the fields of technology, media, telecommunications, education, health care and cyber security.
"This appointment is reflective of our commitment to bringing our customers unprecedented insight into global business trends," said Peter. "Alec will help infoedge access leading thinking and increase the impact we can have as an organization."
Ross recently served four years as senior advisor for innovation to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, a role created for him by Secretary Clinton to maximize the potential of technology and innovation. In this role, Ross acted as the diplomatic lead on a range of issues, including cyber security, Internet freedom, disaster response and the use of network technologies in conflict zones.
"I'm excited to be part of an organization that helps people make better-informed decisions in the face of challenging new marketplace dynamics," said Ross. "My focus will be on helping infoedge and its customers better understand the implications of macro factors emerging at the intersection of geopolitics, markets and increasingly disruptive network technologies," Ross said.
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