Kim Taipale - Participant

Kim Taipale is the Founder and Executive Director of the Stilwell Center, a private research and advisory organization focused on information, technology and national security policy. He is also a senior fellow at the World Policy Institute and served on the Markle Task Force on National Security in the Information Age.
Mr. Taipale is the managing partner of Stilwell Holding LLC, a private investment firm, a founding partner of Parkview TMB, a technology-focused merchant bank, and is a director of the Stilwell Charitable Fund. He was previously a senior fellow at Columbia University, an investment banker at Lazard Freres & Co., an executive at The Pullman Company, and a lawyer at Davis Polk & Wardwell.

Mr. Taipale is a frequent invited speaker, has appeared before Congressional and other national committees, and is the author of numerous academic papers, journal articles, and book chapters on information, technology, and national security issues.

Mr. Taipale received his B.A. and J.D. from New York University and his M.A., Ed.M., and LL.M. from Columbia University.



The Stilwell Center


Founder and Executive Director