Jake Colvin is a Vice President, Global Trade Issues, at the National Foreign Trade Council. Jake leads the Council's work to modernize trade rules for the digital age and heads a project to promote trade policy solutions to pressing global challenges such as climate change. He directs a series of dialogues around the country with business leaders, educators and entrepreneurs to explore the role of the global marketplace in the success of American businesses and workers. Jake has written for Business Week, blogged for Comedy Central, testified before Congress and provided analysis for outlets including CNN and Time Magazine. Originally from Long Island, New York, he is a graduate of the Johns Hopkins School for Advanced International Studies and the University of Richmond.
This event will explore both the short-term and long-term impacts of PRISM on digital trade issues and discuss how policymakers should respond to protect both U.S. economic interests and digital free trade.