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Dmitri Alperovitch – Co-Founder of CrowdStrike | What Happens if China Invades Taiwan

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Dmitri Alperovitch is a prominent figure in the cybersecurity and geopolitical landscape. As the co-founder of CrowdStrike (CRWD), a $93 billion cybersecurity giant, he’s instrumental in safeguarding the digital world. His expertise doesn’t stop there; he’s also the Executive Chairman of Silverado Policy Accelerator, shaping national security strategies.

His insights into global power dynamics are highly sought-after, evident in his book, “World on the Brink,” and his podcast, “Geopolitics Decanted.” His influence is undeniable, serving on the Homeland Security Advisory Council and the Cyber Safety Review Board, and establishing the Alperovitch Institute for Cybersecurity Studies at Johns Hopkins University.

Talking Points

  • 00:00 — Intro
  • 02:09 — Cold War with China?
  • 09:22 — From Cybersecurity to Geopolitics
  • 16:46 — Winning Against China
  • 26:57 — Defending Taiwan
  • 35:46 — Sponsor: My First Million Podcast
  • 36:18 — Decoupling with China: Smart or Risky?
  • 45:01 — Chinese Influence by US Culture
  • 49:33 — Pros and Cons of a Cultural War with China
  • 52:15 — The TikTok Threat
  • 55:45 — Xi Jinping vs. High Achievers
  • 59:13 — Doing Business in China
  • 1:05:08 — Lessons Left Out of the Book
  • 1:13:05 — Advice to Younger Self

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