Yasmin Green is the CEO of Jigsaw, a unit within Alphabet Inc. focused on solving global security challenges through technology.

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Yasmin Green is the CEO of Jigsaw, a unit within Google that addresses threats to open societies. She leads an interdisciplinary team that researches and develops technical solutions to a range of global security challenges, including violent extremism, repressive censorship, hate and harassment, and harmful misinformation.

Prior to Jigsaw, Green's roles at Google included deal negotiation for syndication partnerships, heading operations for Sub-saharan Africa and serving as the Head of Sales Strategy for Southern Europe, the Middle East and Africa. She is a member of the Aspen Cybersecurity Group and the boards of the Anti-Defamation League and the Tory Burch Foundation. She has been named one of Fortune’s "40 Under 40" most influential young leaders, and one of Fast Company's "Most Creative People in Business."

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Insanity. Humanity. Notes from Session 8 at TED2018

April 13, 2018

The seven speakers lived up to the two words in the title of the session. Their talks showcased both our collective insanity — the algorithmically-assembled extremes of the Internet — and our humanity — the values and desires that extremists astutely tap into — along with some speakers combining the two into a glorious salad. […]

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