You are invited to a new session of Big Challenges, a social debate initiative that aims to raise awareness about major global trends, help formulate key questions that will improve our understanding of the world, and provide tools that will enable leaders and executives to tackle complex and as-yet unknown issues.
A dialogue between:
Javier Solana, President of ESADEgeo
James B. Steinberg, Dean of the Maxwell School at Syracuse University; previously Deputy Secretary of State to Hillary Clinton
The Honourable James B. Steinberg is a University Professor of Social Science, International Affairs and Law at Syracuse University and served as Dean of the Maxwell School from July 2011 until June 2016. Prior to becoming Dean, he served as Deputy Secretary of State (2009-2011), serving as the principal deputy to Secretary Clinton. From 2005 to 2008, he was Dean of the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas. From 2001 to 2005, Mr. Steinberg was Vice President and Director of Foreign Policy Studies at the Brookings Institution. Mr. Steinberg served as Deputy National Security Advisor to President Clinton from 1996 to 2000. During that period he also served as the President’s personal representative to the 1998 and 1999 G-8 summits. Prior to becoming Deputy National Security Advisor, Mr. Steinberg served as Director of the State Department’s Policy Planning Staff and as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Analysis at the Bureau of Intelligence and Research.