The Book Cellar will be on hand selling books for Dr. Christopher Tucker at The Chicago Council on Global Affairs.
About Dr. Tucker:
Christopher Tucker has spent the last two decades at the interseciton of technology, strategy, geography and national security as an innovator, investor, social entrepreneur, author, and strategic advisor to the US national security community. As chairman of the American Geographical Society, he launched a multi-year strategic dialog known as Geography2050, which focuses on the vital trends that will reshape the geopgraphy of our planet over the coming decades. As the creator of MapStory.org, he pioneered the democratization of spatio-temporal data and its use to understand our rich past, our complex present, and our uncertain future. He has served on a wide varitey of public sector, corporate, and nonprofit boards including the Defense Science Board Intelligence Task Force, the Director of National Intelligence's Strategic Studies Group, the Secretary of Interior's National Geospatial Advisory Committee, the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation, and the Open Geospatial Consortium. He holds a BA, MA and PhD from Columbia University. His passion for geography and the fate of future generations animates this work.