Hidden Threads

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Summary

Betsy Cooper is the Director of the Aspen Tech Policy Hub. The Aspen Tech Policy Hub is a policy incubator that came out of the Aspen Institute, one of the top think tanks in the US. Prior to founding and leading Aspen Tech Policy Hub, Betsy was the Executive Director at the Berkeley Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity at UC Berkeley. She has also worked at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security as an attorney advisor to the Deputy General Counsel and provided homeland security consulting for the Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit in London, the World Bank, among others.

Join Chris and Betsy as they discuss how the Aspen Tech Policy Hub is empowering today’s changemakers (both entrepreneurs and business executives) with policy skills, connections and understanding to influence policy.

1:58 Founding of the Aspen Tech Policy Hub
4:57 Bridging the gap between technologists and policymakers
7:12 What’s the Hub Fellowship program?
16:55 How does the Aspen Tech Policy Hub define success?
24:30 Overall thoughts on impacting policy and more about the Hub Tech Executive Leadership Initiative (TELI)

Show Notes

After a colorful career in government, Betsy founded the Aspen Tech Policy Hub with the support of the Aspen Institute to incubate and empower entrepreneurs and executives to impact policy. Chris and Betsy talk about where tech and policy intersects to solve real problems, how to break down complex policy problems, how to measure success in policy making and how the Aspen Tech Policy hub program supports selected fellows and executive leaders in making change.


  • 1:58 Founding of the Aspen Tech Policy Hub
  • 4:57 Bridging the gap between technologists and policymakers
  • 7:12 What’s the Hub Fellowship program? 
  • 16:55 How does the Aspen Tech Policy Hub define success?
  • 24:30 Overall thoughts on impacting policy and more about the Hub Tech Executive Leadership Initiative (TELI)

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What is Hidden Threads?

On Hidden Threads, a podcast hosted by Chris Hsiang and Panorama Growth, we talk with global changemakers who are making meaningful change happen in the face of increasing complexity in their companies, organizations, and communities.