Jared Andrew Cohen is an American businessman currently serving as the CEO of Jigsaw and an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. Previously, he served as a member of the Secretary of State's Policy Planning Staff and as an advisor to Condoleezza Rice and later Hillary Clinton. Initially brought in by Condoleezza Rice as a member of the Policy Planning Staff, he was one of a few staffers that stayed under Hillary Clinton. In this capacity, he focused on counter-terrorism, counter-radicalization, Middle East/South Asia, Internet freedom, and fostering opposition in repressive countries. According to The New York Times Magazine, right before his departure Cohen was one of the participating architects of what was labeled in 2010 as "21st century statecraft" along with Richard Boly and several foreign service officers in the Department of State's Office of eDiplomacy In 2013, Cohen was named by Time as one of its 100 most influential people.
|Born:||Jared Andrew Cohen, November 24, 1981, Weston, Connecticut, U.S.|
|Alma mater:||Stanford University, Oxford University|
|Organization:||Jigsaw, Council on Foreign Relations|
|IMDb:||Jared Cohen's IMDb|
About Jared Cohen
Google executive who also became an influential adviser to the State Department, focusing on deterring terrorism and radicalization.
He focused on history and political science during his time at Stanford University, and he hoped to become a U.S. national security adviser. He joined the State Department in 2006.
He was named to Time magazine's annual list of 100 Most Influential People in the World. At the same time he published a book about the future of digital technology.
He was born in Weston, Connecticut, his father a family therapist and his mother a real estate agent.
He was one of the few State Department advisers that Hillary Clinton kept after taking over the cabinet post from Condoleeza Rice.