Global Enlightenment Leaders

Global Enlightenment Leaders are distinguished contributors to Remaking the World – Toward an Age of Global Enlightenment and leaders, thinkers who support, practice, and implement the concepts, principles, ideas, initiatives, and solutions of this book.

Prime Minister of Japan (9/2006 - 9/2007, 12/2012 - 9/2020), 2015 World Leader for Peace and Security Award
Former U.S. Secretary of Defense, Director of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Belfer Professor of Technology and Global Affairs, Harvard University
“Father of the Internet”, Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist for Google, Co-author of Social Contract for the AI Age, 2019 World Leader in AI World Society Award
Professor of Political Science at MIT, Boston Global Forum Board Member
Chief of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI), Co-Chair of the United Nations Centennial – BGF and UNAI Initiative in Honor of the United Nations 2045 Centenary
Former Governor of Massachusetts, Chairman of the Michael Dukakis Institute for Leadership and Innovation, Co-Founder and Chairman of the Boston Global Forum, Co-Founder of the AI World Society
Member of the European Parliament, Chair of the European Parliament’s Science and Technology Options Assessment Panel (STOA), Chair of the Centre for Artificial Intelligence (C4AI), Head of the Hellenic S&D delegation
U.S. Representative (D-IL 2nd District), Vice Chair of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform
Secretary-General of the United Nations (1/1/2007 – 31/12/2016), Leads the UNESCO Global Education First Initiative, 2016 World Leader for Peace and Security Award
Senior Researcher, University of Latvia
Japanese Minister of Defense (9/2019 - 9/2020), Member of the House of Representatives, Japan
Former Prime Minister and Former Foreign Minister of Bosnia-Herzegovina, World Leadership Alliance – Club de Madrid (WLA-CdM) Member, Member of the History of AI Board
Ambassador of the European Union to the United States, 2021 World Leader in AI World Society Award
President of the European Commission, 2020 World Leader for Peace and Security Award
Japanese Defense State Minister, Member of the Japan's House of Representatives, Head of Japan’s Liberal Democratic Party’s Foreign Affairs Division, Mentor of AIWS.net
Director for Fundamental Rights and Union citizenship in the Directorate-General for Justice and Consumers of the European Commission, co-author of the AIWS-G7 Summit Initiative 2019
CEO of the Boston Global Forum, Director of the Michael Dukakis Institute for Leadership and Innovation, Co-Founder of the AI World Society, Founder and former Editor in Chief of VietNamNet
Speaker of the Swedish Parliament
Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor, Emeritus and former Dean of the Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, Former Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs, Member of Boston Global Forum’s Board of Thinkers
Professor at the Department of Political Science at the University of Latvia and the Director at the Centre for International Politics, Chairwoman of the Latvian Transatlantic Organization
Bradlee Professor of Government and the Press, Harvard University, Research Director of The Michael Dukakis Institute for Leadership and Innovation, Co-founder of the Boston Global Forum
Professor of Computer Science and Director of the Cognitive Systems Lab at the University of California, Los Angeles, recipient of the A.M. Turing Award, 2020 World Leader in AI World Society Award
The Toshiba Professor at MIT, Director, MIT Connection Science and Human Dynamics lab, Co-author of Social Contract for the AI Age
Conservative Member of the Parliament of the United Kingdom
6th President of Latvia (1999-2007), President of World Leadership Alliance – Club de Madrid (WLA-CdM) 2013-2019, 2019 World Leader for Peace and Security Award