Olivier Blanchard

Olivier is Principal Analyst with Creative Strategies and the author of several books about technology disruption, including his most recent Human/Machine: The Future of our Partnership with Machines, as well as Futureproof, Building Dragons, and Social Media ROI.

His areas of focus include artificial intelligence, automotive innovation, mobile photography, and the internet of things, as well as the impact of policy, regulation, and geostrategic forces on the technology sector.

Four Actions to Strengthen the U.S. Intellectual Property System

By Hideki Tomoshige and Sujai Shivakumar A reliable and robust intellectual property (IP) system is a pillar of the nation’s innovation system. In an era when economic growth, global competitiveness, and national security are all predicated on relative strengths of national innovation systems, the United States needs to take deliberate
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What Can Patent Data Reveal about U.S.-China Technology Competition?

By Alexander Kersten, Gabrielle Athanasia, and Gregory Arcuri The United States and China are engaged in a strategic competition for global technological leadership. In seeking ways to gauge this competition, business leaders, policymakers, the media, and even the courts often turn to data on patent filings. Prudent use of this data
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Beyond Decoupling: Managing the U.S.-China Innovation Relationship

By Christopher Borges America’s innovation partnership with the People’s Republic of China is seeking a new equilibrium, recognizing China as the most important strategic competitor on one hand, and acknowledging the realities of mutual dependencies and economic pragmatism on the other. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen’s visit to China has to
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