Dean, School of Information
School of Information
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Research Expertise and Interest

innovation, information management, entrepreneurship, Silicon Valley, regional economic development, high skilled immigration, Asian development


AnnaLee Saxenian is a Professor at the University of California at Berkeley with a joint appointment in the School of Information Management and Systems and the Department of City and Regional Planning. She is an internationally recognized expert on regional economies and the information technology sector. Her current research examines the contributions of skilled immigrants to Silicon Valley and their growing ties to regions in Asia. Her books include Silicon Valley’s New Immigrant Entrepreneurs and Regional Advantage: Culture and Competition in Silicon Valley and Route 128. She has written extensively about entrepreneurs, innovation and regional development in Silicon Valley and elsewhere.

In Research News

November 18, 2014

UC Berkeley’s new Center for Long-Term CyberSecurity will map out what the cybersecurity problem will mean a few years down the road, and to stimulate interdisciplinary research efforts that will make a difference in resolving the threat.

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