Professor of Political Science and I-School, UC Berkeley
Ph.D. and M.A., political science, Stanford University
Summary of Experience
Professor Weber is an expert who works at the intersection of technology markets, intellectual property regimes, and international politics. His research, teaching, and advisory work focuses on the political economy of knowledge-intensive industries, with special attention to information technology and software. Professor Weber is the faculty director for the Berkeley Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity (LTC), and his cybersecurity credentials allow him to supplement his experience in organizational governance with the technical nature of security threats. He served as a special consultant to the president of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and has held academic fellowships with the Council on Foreign Relations and the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences. He is widely published, with his work having been featured in such publications as the Journal of Social, Political, and Economic Studies; Foreign Affairs; and International Organization. His books include The Success of Open Source and most recently The End of Arrogance: America in the Global Competition of Ideas and Deviant Globalization: Black Market Economy in the 21st Century.