Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer Ipsos Global Affairs
Innovation & The State of The World
George Tilesch is Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer for Ipsos Global Affairs. George is a senior transatlantic innovation leader, acting as a conduit between the Silicon Valley & EU ecosystems. George has an extensive cross-sector and cross-industry innovation background and deep present involvement with both transatlantic and global social innovation. With Ipsos Global Affairs, George provides insight and advisory to global organizations serving the global public interest and building large-scale, complex, innovation ecosystem-boosting programs and partnerships. His global senior executive and strategy consulting leadership track record includes decades with the EU institutions as well as US/global policy, Fortune 50 Tech corporations, pioneering startups/scaleups, and global social innovation leaders. A frequent keynote speaker at major conferences and a guest lecturer at multiple US and EU universities, George is leading an AI Policy Working Group for Club De Madrid – World Leadership Alliance and co-authoring an upcoming book on the ethical aspects and socioeconomic impact of AI.