About Dylan Welch

Dylan Welch was the China technology analyst at the Alliance for Securing Democracy (ASD) at the German Marshall Fund. As a member of ASD’s technology and geopolitics team, he works on exposing and contesting China’s global technology influence, including from AI and digital infrastructure competition.

Welch was most recently at the Albright Stonebridge Group (ASG), where he interned with its China practice and focused on critical and emerging technology matters. Prior to ASG, he completed his master’s in public policy at the Harvard Kennedy School with a thesis on US-China technology competition in space that was prepared in consultation with the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. Earlier in his career, Welch developed teaching curricula in Wuhan, China, and served as a budget analyst for the New York City Office of Management and Budget. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in international relations from New York University and is a recipient of the State Department’s Critical Language Scholarship in advanced Chinese.

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