Rector, The Institute for Human Sciences Vienna
Misha Glenny is an award-winning journalist who covered the revolutions in Eastern Europe and the wars in Yugoslavia as the BBC's Central Europe Correspondent. He is the author several books including McMafia, now a major BBC TV drama series and The Balkans, 1804-2012. A polyglot, he is now also the Rector of Vienna's leading advance research institute, the IWM, where he is currently working on AI, Cybersecurity and Critical Raw Minerals. He is a regular contributor to the FT, the New York Times and other major European and US publications.