Kim Taipale

About Kim Taipale


Kim Taipale is the managing partner of Stilwell Holding LLC, a private investment firm, the founder and executive director of the Stilwell Center, a private research and advisory organization focused on information, technology and national security policy, and a director of the Stilwell Charitable Fund.  He is also a senior fellow at the World Policy Institute and served on the Markle Task Force on National Security in the Information Age.  He was previously a senior fellow at Columbia University, an investment banker at Lazard Freres & Co., and a lawyer at Davis Polk & Wardwell.  Mr. Taipale is a frequent invited speaker, has appeared before Congressional and other national committees, and is the author of numerous academic papers, journal articles, and book chapters on information, technology, and national security issues.  He received his B.A. and J.D. from New York University and his M.A., Ed.M., and LL.M. from Columbia University.