Dr. Seth Center is Deputy Envoy for Critical and Emerging Technology. Previous government service includes as a member of the State Department’s Policy Planning Staff where he helped develop the Department’s cyberspace and emerging technology strategic framework, and as senior advisor to the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence where he led the writing of the commission’s final report. Center also served as Director for National Security Strategy and History on the White House’s National Security Council staff, and as an historian on the NSC staff and for the State Department. Outside of government, he was most recently a senior advisor at the Special Competitive Studies Project, and prior to that was a Senior Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Center received his PhD from the University of Virginia and BA from Cornell University.