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Robert Muggah

Co-Founder of the Igarapé Institute & The SecDev Group; Research Director and Program Coordinator for Citizen Security

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 Robert Muggah Biography

Robert Muggah is a globally recognized specialist in smart and green cities, geopolitics and public safety, and cyber security and the digital economy. He is co-founder and principle of the SecDev Group - a risk firm devoted to strengthening cyber security for public and private clients including Facebook and Google. He also co-founded the Igarapé Institute - ranked the top social policy think tank in the world by Prospect in 2019 - and committed to data-driven security, justice, digital rights and climate action. Robert is also a senior adviser to McKinseys as well as the OECD, UN agencies, and the World Bank. He serves on the board of several technology start-ups and designs big data analytics for a range of clients.

For two decades Robert has advised national and municipal governments, tech companies and international organizations in over 50 countries on issues ranging from data-driven crime prevention and urban renewal to supply chain risk management to mitigating cyber threats. He is a fellow at Princeton University, the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, and faculty at Singularity University. He also serves on the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Future Council on Cities, its annual Global Risk Report and co-chairs the Global Parliament of Mayors. He is regularly invited by the UN Secretary General to contribute to high-level panels and reports.

Robert has authored eight books and over 75 peer-review journals - including most recently Terra Incognita: 100 Maps to Survive the Next 100 Years (2020, Penguin/Random House). He is a regular contributor to the Atlantic, BBC, CNN, Financial Times, Guardian, Economist, Financial Times, New York Times, Newsweek, USA Today, and Wired (as well as over a dozen French, Spanish and Portuguese outlets) and gave TED talks in 2015, 2017 and 2019. He has given dozens of live talks using mesmerizing data visualization platforms and remote sensing techniques. Robert received his PhD from the University of Oxford.

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Books
Open Empowerment: From Digital Protest to Cyber War

Open Empowerment: From Digital Protest to Cyber War

Security and Post-Conflict Reconstruction: Dealing with Fighters in the Aftermath of War (Routledge Global Security Studies)

Security and Post-Conflict Reconstruction: Dealing with Fighters in the Aftermath of War (Routledge Global Security Studies)

No Refuge: The Crisis of Refugee Militarization in Africa by Robert Muggah (2006-07-01)

No Refuge: The Crisis of Refugee Militarization in Africa by Robert Muggah (2006-07-01)

Speaking Topics
  • The Future of the Global Liberal Order

    Robert Muggah and Taylor Owen, University of British Columbia (UBC), are leading the Phil Lind Initiative in US Studies series on the future of the liberal order. The series features Ed Luce, Steven Pinker, Anne-Marie Slaughter, Frank Fukuyama, Susan Rice, and Misha Glenny. The initiative strives to help shape a debate on these issues here in North America and later, in Europe and Latin America through a variety of media outlets.

  • Nuclear & Climate Threats

    Robert Muggah consults with governments, the UN, World Bank and firms ranging from Google to McKinsey. He is known for designing award-winning interactive data visualizations that track the global arms trade, homicidal violence, fragile cities, nuclear threats, and climate change.

News
  • Opinion Piece: "So, the liberal order is in free fall? Not so fast."

    Robert Muggah is the co-founder of Igarapé Institute and SecDev Group. Taylor Owen is an assistant professor at the University of British Columbia.

  • The Phil Lind Initiative Series on "The Unraveling of the Liberal Order"

    Digital connectivity and new technologies are accelerating political, economic and social transformation and literally changing the rules of the game, pulling at the seams of global stability. Will the liberal order hold, or is its disassembling inevitable? What kinds of global order(s) does the future hold? The Phil Lind Initiative’s Spring 2018 series will explore these and other questions,...

  • Brazil's Killing Fields | Robert Muggah

    Brazil is the world's murder capital. More than 1.3 million homicides have occurred there since 1980. And the problem appears to be getting worse. The rate of ...

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Robert Muggah

Co-Founder of the Igarapé Institute & The SecDev Group; Research Director and Program Coordinator for Citizen Security

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Speaking Fee:
Live Event: $20,000 - $30,000  
Virtual Event: $5,000 - $10,000

Robert Muggah Biography

Robert Muggah is a globally recognized specialist in smart and green cities, geopolitics and public safety, and cyber security and the digital economy. He is co-founder and principle of the SecDev Group - a risk firm devoted to strengthening cyber security for public and private clients including Facebook and Google. He also co-founded the Igarapé Institute - ranked the top social policy think tank in the world by Prospect in 2019 - and committed to data-driven security, justice, digital rights and climate action. Robert is also a senior adviser to McKinseys as well as the OECD, UN agencies, and the World Bank. He serves on the board of several technology start-ups and designs big data analytics for a range of clients.

For two decades Robert has advised national and municipal governments, tech companies and international organizations in over 50 countries on issues ranging from data-driven crime prevention and urban renewal to supply chain risk management to mitigating cyber threats. He is a fellow at Princeton University, the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, and faculty at Singularity University. He also serves on the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Future Council on Cities, its annual Global Risk Report and co-chairs the Global Parliament of Mayors. He is regularly invited by the UN Secretary General to contribute to high-level panels and reports.

Robert has authored eight books and over 75 peer-review journals - including most recently Terra Incognita: 100 Maps to Survive the Next 100 Years (2020, Penguin/Random House). He is a regular contributor to the Atlantic, BBC, CNN, Financial Times, Guardian, Economist, Financial Times, New York Times, Newsweek, USA Today, and Wired (as well as over a dozen French, Spanish and Portuguese outlets) and gave TED talks in 2015, 2017 and 2019. He has given dozens of live talks using mesmerizing data visualization platforms and remote sensing techniques. Robert received his PhD from the University of Oxford.

Robert Muggah Videos

  • Robert Muggah | International Dialogue on Citizen Safety
  • Igarapé Institute co-founder Robert Muggah on the Future of...
  • Robert Muggah | Public Security

Robert Muggah Books

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Robert Muggah Speaking Topics

  • The Future of the Global Liberal Order

    Robert Muggah and Taylor Owen, University of British Columbia (UBC), are leading the Phil Lind Initiative in US Studies series on the future of the liberal order. The series features Ed Luce, Steven Pinker, Anne-Marie Slaughter, Frank Fukuyama, Susan Rice, and Misha Glenny. The initiative strives to help shape a debate on these issues here in North America and later, in Europe and Latin America through a variety of media outlets.

  • Nuclear & Climate Threats

    Robert Muggah consults with governments, the UN, World Bank and firms ranging from Google to McKinsey. He is known for designing award-winning interactive data visualizations that track the global arms trade, homicidal violence, fragile cities, nuclear threats, and climate change.

FAQs on booking Robert Muggah

  • How to book Robert Muggah?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Robert Muggah for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Robert Muggah, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Robert Muggah or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Robert Muggah?

    Booking fees for Robert Muggah, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Robert Muggah, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Robert Muggah?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Robert Muggah for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Robert Muggah for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Robert Muggah or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Robert Muggah or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Robert Muggah is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as The Future of the Global Liberal Order and Nuclear & Climate Threats. The estimated speaking fee range to book Robert Muggah for your event is $20,000 - $30,000. Robert Muggah generally travels from Brazil and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Adrian Grenier, Jeff Orlowski, Scott Harrison, Dr. Jane Goodall and Peter Diamandis. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Robert Muggah for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Robert Muggah Speaker Videos

  • Robert Muggah | International Dialogue on Citizen Safety
    Igarapé Institute co-founder Robert Muggah on the Future of Peacebuilding
  • Robert Muggah | Public Security
    Robert Muggah | Understanding Security from the Bottom-Up in Haiti
  • Robert Muggah | How to protect fast-growing cities from failing

Robert Muggah Speaking Topics

  • The Future of the Global Liberal Order

    Robert Muggah and Taylor Owen, University of British Columbia (UBC), are leading the Phil Lind Initiative in US Studies series on the future of the liberal order. The series features Ed Luce, Steven Pinker, Anne-Marie Slaughter, Frank Fukuyama, Susan Rice, and Misha Glenny. The initiative strives to help shape a debate on these issues here in North America and later, in Europe and Latin America through a variety of media outlets.

  • Nuclear & Climate Threats

    Robert Muggah consults with governments, the UN, World Bank and firms ranging from Google to McKinsey. He is known for designing award-winning interactive data visualizations that track the global arms trade, homicidal violence, fragile cities, nuclear threats, and climate change.

Robert Muggah News

  • Opinion Piece: "So, the liberal order is in free fall? Not so fast."

    Robert Muggah is the co-founder of Igarapé Institute and SecDev Group. Taylor Owen is an assistant professor at the University of British Columbia.

  • The Phil Lind Initiative Series on "The Unraveling of the Liberal Order"

    Digital connectivity and new technologies are accelerating political, economic and social transformation and literally changing the rules of the game, pulling at the seams of global stability. Will the liberal order hold, or is its disassembling inevitable? What kinds of global order(s) does the future hold? The Phil Lind Initiative’s Spring 2018 series will explore these and other questions,...

  • Brazil's Killing Fields | Robert Muggah

    Brazil is the world's murder capital. More than 1.3 million homicides have occurred there since 1980. And the problem appears to be getting worse. The rate of ...

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