Meet our speaker - Misha Glenny

Misha Glenny

Misha Glenny

The Institute for Human Sciences (IWM)

Misha Glenny

The Institute for Human Sciences (IWM)

  

BIO

Misha Glenny is the rector of the Institute for Human Sciences (IWM) in Vienna, one of Austria’s leading advanced research institutes.

A highly acclaimed journalist and author, Misha is a sought-after keynote speaker on geopolitics, cybersecurity, and organized crime. His bestselling non-fiction book, “McMafia,” which delves into the globalization of organized crime, has been adapted into a major television series on BBC1 and AMC.

Misha is also the author of a widely praised single-volume history of contemporary Balkans. A graduate of the Woodrow Wilson Center and the Berggruen Institute, he has served as a visiting professor at LSE, Columbia University, and University College London.