Jared Cohen
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Jared Cohen

Jared Cohen is the founder and CEO of Jigsaw at Alphabet Inc. He also serves as an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. Prior to Alphabet, he was Google's first Director of Ideas and chief advisor to Google's executive chairman Eric Schmidt. From 2006 to 2010 he served as a member of the Secretary of State's Policy Planning Staff and as a close advisor to both Condoleezza Rice and Hillary Clinton.

Cohen is the New York Times bestselling author of four books, including Children of Jihad, One Hundred Days of Silence: America and the Rwanda Genocide, and The New Digital Age: Transforming Nations, Business, and our Lives, which he co-authored with Eric Schmidt. His new book, The Accidental Presidents, examines the eight instances in American history when a president has died in office. His writing has appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Foreign Affairs, LA Times, Washington Post, TIME Magazine, and Foreign Policy.

He has been named to the "TIME 100" list, Foreign Policy's "Top 100 Global Thinkers," and Vanity Fair's "Next Establishment." Cohen serves on several advisory boards, including Allianz, Stanford University's Freeman-Spogli Institute, Rivet Ventures, FluidMarket, ASAPP, and NCTC. he is a member of GenNext and a Young Global Leader at the World Economic Forum.

Cohen received his B.A. from Stanford University and his M.Phil in International Relations from the University of Oxford, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar. He speaks fluent Swahili.

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Best Sellers

    • Accidental Presidents

    • Eight Men Who Changed America
    • By: Jared Cohen
    • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
    • Length: 16 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 126
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 108
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 108

    The strength and prestige of the American presidency has waxed and waned since George Washington. Accidental Presidents looks at eight men who came to the office without being elected to it....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • LOVE LOVE LOVE this book

    • By Samuel Stephen Ross on 05-03-19

    Regular price: $28.34

    • The New Digital Age

    • Reshaping the Future of People, Nations and Business
    • By: Eric Schmidt, Jared Cohen
    • Narrated by: Roger Wayne
    • Length: 10 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 247
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 198
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 196

    In an unparalleled collaboration, two leading global thinkers in technology and foreign affairs give us their widely anticipated, transformational vision of the future....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Digital Anarchy, A Manifesto

    • By Doug on 06-08-13

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Children of Jihad

    • By: Jared Cohen
    • Narrated by: Jason Collins
    • Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    Classrooms were never sufficient for Jared Cohen; he wanted to learn about global affairs by witnessing them firsthand....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awakens hope

    • By Diane on 09-23-08

    Regular price: $19.57

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