Ilan Strauss

Program Director


Dr. Ilan Strauss is Program Director of the AI Disclosures Project at the SSRC. He is an Honorary Senior Fellow at the UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose (London), where he was head of digital economy research on a multi-year Omidyar Network funded research project. He is a Visiting Associate Professor at the University of Johannesburg. Ilan was the joint recipient of an Economic Security Project grant investigating Big Tech’s acquisitions of technological capabilities. He previously taught macroeconomics at New York University (Division of Applied Undergraduate Studies) and at Rice University (Jones Graduate School of Business), and has consulted widely for United Nations bodies.