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Alan VanderMolen is responsible for DJE Holding’s growth properties including Digital, Edelman Berland (research) and Edelman’s sister firm, Zeno. Alan also oversees Edelman Canada and Latin America, and the firm’s Global Citizenship program.

Alan currently works with clients including Chevron, J&J and Home Matters.

From 2002-2009, Alan was president of Edelman Asia Pacific. He more than quadrupled the firm’s business and drove market entry into Japan, India and Indonesia.

Alan sits on the boards of The Ohio State University, the Goodman Theater, Planet Water Foundation and The Plank Center. He represents Edelman at the Clinton Global Initiative and the UN Global Compact. Alan was recognized as PRWeek’s Asia Pacific PR Professional of the Year in 2005.

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The Tech Sector Paradox: Modern Day Jedi or the Dark Side?

Are tech entrepreneurs emerging as the modern-day Jedi, acting as forces for good against all which ails the world? Or, are technology companies going to “the Dark Side,” secretly partnering with government(s) to spy on enemies of the state, both foreign and domestic?

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