Nils holds a B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. in intellectual history from
the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of Mandarins
of the Future: Modernization Theory in Cold War America
(2003) and the forthcoming Deviant
Globalization, an anthology that explores how globalized black
market economies are challenging traditional state authority. He is
also the co-editor of Humanity, an international journal of human
rights, humanitarianism, and development, published by the
University of Pennsylvania Press.
Nils Gilman is a consultant with Monitor 360, with a focus on
national economic development and security. He has led projects on
topics as diverse as the security implications of climate change,
the culture of hackers, and the global narcotics trade. Prior to
joining Monitor in 2006, Nils spent six years leading competitive
intelligence and product marketing teams at enterprise software
companies such as BEA Systems and Salesforce.com.