William Casey King is the Director of the Capstone Programs at Yale’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs.  His research focuses on the nexus of national security and technology. King is a recipient of several grants from the Defense Research Projects Administration (DARPA) including a “big data” grant, as part of the White House’s Big Data Initiative (XDATA), a grant to measure and combat radicalism in social media (QCR) and is co-leader of a DARPA seedling effort on financial warfare. He has consulted to the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, the FBI, and the Securities and Exchange Commission. At Yale, he teaches courses on big data and global policies, anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing, and anti-human trafficking. He currently is a member of a Connecticut United States Attorney’s Office Task Force assisting with investigation of human trafficking in children. He is the author of a book on the history of ambition (Ambition, A History, Yale University Press), and articles published in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post