Paul S. Triolo leads the Eurasia Group’s newest practice, focusing on global technology policy issues, cybersecurity, Internet governance, ICT regulatory issues, and emerging areas such as automation, AI/Big Data, ambient intelligence, and fintech/blockchain. He is building a cross-issue and cross-regional team that helps clients understand and assess the risk generated by the complex intersection of politics, technology innovation, security threats, and the changing global regulatory environment.

Prior to joining Eurasia Group, Triolo served in senior positions within the U.S. government for more than 25 years, focusing primarily on China’s rise as a science and technology and cyber power. He provided analytic support to the president and senior policymakers, and was the lead drafter for a number of widely acclaimed national estimates on China science and technology innovation and industrial policies, as well as cyberspace issues. Triolo’s technical background, including a Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Penn State University and work experience in Silicon Valley, along with his extensive work on Internet governance and policy issues in government, have prepared him to tackle the substantial challenges companies will face in cyberspace. Triolo is a China Digital Economy Fellow (non-resident) at New America. He is also an avid early adopter of all sorts of green and information technologies and platforms, and has been the family chief technology officer for some time.

Last Updated: July 3, 2018

Made in China 2025

Paul Haenle & Paul Triolo from Carnegie China
China’s “Made in China 2025” policy to upgrade its industry plays a central role in the ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions. Paul Haenle sat down with Paul Triolo, practice head of Geo-technology at the Eurasia Group, to discuss how the Chinese...



Should the U.S. Start a Trade War with China over Tech?

Jack Zhang, Graham Webster & more
At an already volatile moment in the United States’ trade relationship with China, the Treasury Department appears to be planning new restrictions on Chinese investment into what the White House calls “industrially significant technology” in the U.S...