Tantum Collins was a Research Fellow at Georgetown’s Center for Security and Emerging Technology (CSET), and served as Principal for Research and Strategy at DeepMind. He received a B.A. in Global Affairs from Yale University and, as a Marshall Scholar, earned an M.Phil. in International Relations and Politics from the University of Cambridge and an M.Sc. in Philosophy of Science from the London School of Economics. In 2014, together with General (Ret.) Stanley McChrystal, he co-authored the New York Times bestseller Team of Teams, which examines the restructuring of Joint Special Operations Command during the fight against Al Qaeda in Iraq. He is proficient in Mandarin.