Dr Robyn Klingler-Vidra is Senior Lecturer in Political Economy in the Department of International Development at King's College London. Previously, she was the Head of Policy Research at the Coller Institute of Venture at Tel Aviv University. Her research focus is on innovation, entrepreneurship and venture capital policy in East Asia. She is the author of The Venture Capital State: The Silicon Valley Model in East Asia (published by Cornell University Press in 2018). Robyn obtained her BA in Political Science at the University of Michigan and her MSc and PhD in International Political Economy from the London School of Economics.