Global Enlightenment Leaders
Ehud Barak

Ehud Barak

Ehud Barak, original name Ehud Brog, (born February 12, 1942, Mishmar HaSharon kibbutz, Palestine [now in northern Israel]), Israeli general and politician who was Prime Minister of Israel from 1999 to 2001.

Amandeep Gill

Amandeep Gill

‘A pioneer of international cooperation on the governance of artificial intelligence (AI), a passionate advocate of inclusive, responsible and collaborative applications of data and AI to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and United Nations Secretary-General’s...

Nguyen Anh Tuan

Nguyen Anh Tuan

Mr. Nguyen Anh Tuan is co-founder and CEO of The Boston Global Forum (BGF); co-founder and Director of The Michael Dukakis Institute for Leadership and Innovation (MDI); Founder and Chairman of the VietNamNet

Governor Michael Dukakis

Governor Michael Dukakis

Chairman of The Michael Dukakis Institute for Leadership and Innovation; Co-Founder, Chairman of The Board of Directors and Board of  Thinkers, The Boston Global Forum; Democratic Party Nominee for President of the United States, 1988; Distinguished Professor J.D.,...

Yasuhide Nakayama

Yasuhide Nakayama

Yasuhide Nakayama was first elected as a member of the House of Representatives in 2003, and since then has been reelected to the Diet on five occasions as a representative for the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP).

Shinzo Abe

Shinzo Abe

Shinzo Abe was Prime Minister of Japan from 2006-2007 and again from 2012-2020. During his time as Prime Minister, Abe reinforced nation-wide Cybersecurity in Japan and launched the Basic Action Cybersecurity program and Cybersecurity Strategy. Abe considers cybersecurity a critical issue to Japan’s national security and crisis management, as well as an important element fostering the Japan’s Growth Strategy.

Judea Pearl

Judea Pearl

Judea Pearl is an Israeli-American computer scientist and winner of the 2011 A.M. Turing Award, the highest honour in computer science, for his “fundamental contributions to artificial intelligence.”

Ashton B. Carter

Ashton B. Carter

Ashton B. Carter served as the 25th Secretary of Defense. Carter transformed the department’s strategic approaches to critical global challenges across the domains of armed conflict through collaborations with leaders and company in the private sector.