As an associate in Eurasia Group's geo-technology practice, Clarise focuses on the nexus between technology and politics. She analyzes the politics both influencing and being influenced by a broad spectrum of emerging technologies—including artificial intelligence and 5G—to help clients navigate complex business environments. She focuses primarily on China, India, and Southeast Asia.
Prior to joining Eurasia Group, Clarise provided research support in a wide array of government and private sector positions. At the onset of the US-China tech cold war, for example, she assisted international trade specialists in the Department of Commerce's Office of China and Mongolia, briefing government stakeholders on Made in China 2025's impact on key ICT sectors. Clarise earned a bachelor's degree in Asian studies from George Washington University and a master's degree in international relations from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, where she concentrated on international law and economics. In addition, she holds a graduate certificate in China studies from the Johns Hopkins-Nanjing Center, where she completed graduate level coursework in Mandarin. She enjoys reading a good book or watching a bad Chinese soap opera in her spare time.