Paul Triolo

Paul Triolo is Senior Vice President for China and Technology Policy Lead at ASG. He advises clients in technology, financial services, and other sectors as they navigate complex political and regulatory matters in China and around the world.

A recognized expert in global technology policy, Mr. Triolo was most recently founder, Practice Head, and Managing Director of the Geo-Technology practice at Eurasia Group, focusing on global technology policy issues, cybersecurity, internet governance, information and communications technology (ICT) regulatory issues, and emerging areas such as 5G deployment, automation, artificial intelligence, green tech, and fintech/blockchain.  Previously, Mr. Triolo spent more than 25 years in senior positions in the U.S. government, analyzing China's rise as a technology power and advising senior policymakers on a broad set of technology-related issues. At the beginning of his career, he worked as an engineer for a semiconductor testing firm in Silicon Valley.

Mr. Triolo is frequently quoted on technology policy issues in media outlets including The New York TimesThe Wall Street JournalThe Economist, the South China Morning Post, and others. He speaks regularly at conferences and has authored many journal articles and book chapters on global technology policy and China-related issues. Paul is a senior associate with the Trustee Chair in Chinese Business and Economics at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. He also serves as a Senior Advisor at the Paulson Institute and is a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations. 

He received an M.A. in International Relations from the Catholic University and a B.A. in Electrical Engineering from Penn State University.

He is based in Washington, D.C.