The coming technology revolutions in Asia from Silicon Valley



6 August 2014

In this public forum The Honourable Jeffrey Bleich, former US Ambassador to Australia, talked about how the rising middle classes in Asia have the opportunity to take advantage of certain new disruptive technologies that could give them tremendous economic power. Drawing from Silicon Valley examples, he discussed how technology might fundamentally change the trajectory of the region as well as challenge certain cultural norms.


  • Ambassador Jeffrey Bleich
    Ambassador Jeffrey Bleich
    Former US Ambassador to Australia

    Jeffrey Bleich is a former US Ambassador to Australia. He was previously a Distinguished Ambassadorial Fellow at the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney.