Chelsea L Magnant

Adjunct Instructor

Center for Global Affairs

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Chelsea Magnant is an expert at the intersection of technology and geopolitics. She's currently a Director at the Brunswick Group in the Technology, Media, and Telecoms practice where she advises clients on policy strategy and communications.

Before Brunswick, Chelsea spent 5 years at Google focused on geopolitical risk and tech policy strategy. Most recently, she led the public policy portfolio on cybersecurity and emerging technologies. Before that, she worked on the Global Affairs Strategy and Innovation team, leading scenario planning and strategic communications to help Google successfully transition into a more regulated state.

Chelsea began her career at the Central Intelligence Agency, helping the US Government's senior policymakers navigate complex geopolitical issues.

Chelsea is also an Adjunct Professor at NYU's Center for Global Affairs where she teaches on emerging technologies and their impact on developing countries. Additionally, she teaches tech policy and communications for the Aspen Institute's Tech Policy Hub.