Kenneth Cukier is the Senior Editor for Digital at The Economist, and the host of its weekly podcast on technology. He is the coauthor of "Big Data: A Revolution That Transforms How We Live, Work and Think," a NYT Bestseller translated in over 20 languages. His TED Talk on AI, data and society has over 1 million views. Previously, Kenn was a foreign correspondent for two decades in Europe, America and Asia (notably in Japan 2007-12, during the Fukushima meltdown). From 2002 to 2004 he was a research fellow at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. His writings have also appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, Financial Times and Foreign Affairs, among others. He has been a frequent commentator on business and technology for CBS, CNN, NPR, the BBC and others. Kenn serves on the board of directors of International Bridges to Justice, a Geneva-based NGO promoting legal rights in developing countries. He is also on the board of The Open String, which provides classical instruments to children in poverty. He is a trustee of Chatham House, and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations in New York.