Adam Segal is an American cybersecurity expert and China scholar. He serves as the Ira A. Lipman Chair in Emerging Technologies and National Security and Director of the Digital and Cyberspace Policy Program at the Council on Foreign Relations.
Segal holds the master's degree from Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, and the BA and PhD in Government from Cornell University. Previously, he served as a China analyst at the Union of Concerned Scientists; and a visiting scholar at the Hoover Institution, MIT's Center for International Studies, Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, and Tsinghua University.
He is the author of three books, all reviewed in leading journals: Digital Dragon: High-Technology Enterprises in China (2003); Advantage: How American Innovation Can Overcome the Asian Challenge (2011); and Hacked World Order (2016).
An avid runner, Segal is a die-hard fan of Manchester City (the top football club) and the Minnesota Vikings (not exactly).