Kishore Mahbubani is a distinguished fellow of the National University of Singapore's Asia Research Center and a seasoned diplomat, philosophy student, and acclaimed author. Mahbubani is also the Founding Dean of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (2004-2017) and a former President of the United Nations Security Council (Jan 2001, May 2002). Mahbubani is a prolific writer and speaker on Asia's ascent, geopolitics, and global governance. His eight books, as well as essays in the New York Times, Washington Post, Financial Times, and Foreign Affairs, have established him as the Asian century's muse. In October of this year, he was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. www.mahbubani.net contains additional information.