Jacob Helberg is a technology venture capital investor and the author of The Wires of War: Technology and the Global Struggle for Power (Simon & Schuster, October 2021). Helberg is an Adjunct Senior Fellow for the Technology and National Security Program at CNAS and a Senior Advisor at the Stanford University Center on Geopolitics and Technology. He is a member of the Manufacturing Leadership Council at the National Association of Manufacturers. From 2016 to 2020, Helberg was Google’s global lead for the company's internal global product policy efforts to combat foreign interference. Prior to joining Google, Helberg was a member of the founding team of GeoQuant, a geopolitical risk forecasting technology company acquired by Fitch Ratings. Jacob Helberg received his M.S. in cybersecurity risk and strategy from New York University.
Commissioner Helberg was appointed to the Commission in 2022 by House Speaker Kevin McCarthy for a two-year term expiring December 31, 2024.