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- Alec Ross was Senior Advisor for Innovation to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for the duration of her term as Secretary of State, a role created for him that blends technology with diplomacy. As Secretary Clinton's "tech guru," Ross led State Department's efforts to find practical technology solutions for some of the globe's most vexing problems on health care, poverty, human rights and ethnic conflicts, earning him numerous accolades including the Distinguished Honor Award. In 2010 Ross was named one of 40 leaders under 40 years old in International Development, and Huffington Post included him in their list of 2010 Game Changers as one of 10 "game changers" in politics. He is also one of Politico's 50 Politicos to Watch as one of "Five people who are bringing transformative change to the government." Foreign Policy magazine named Ross a Top Global Thinker in 2011. U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power, speaking at the White House referred to Alec Ross as "One of the most creative people probably that the U.S. government has ever known.
- Alec Ross: Alexander Ross, generally known as Alec Ross and sometimes as Alex or Aleck, was a Scottish golfer. He was a native of Dornoch and learned his golf in his home country, but like many British professional golfers of his era he spent many years working as a club professional in the United States. While employed by the Brae Burn Country Club, near Boston, he won the 1907 U.S. Open at the St. Martin's course at Philadelphia Cricket Club. He competed in the U.S. Open seventeen times in total, and finished in the top ten places five times. His other tournament wins include the North and South Open six times, the Massachusetts Open six times and the Swiss Open three times.
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- Alec Ross was an actor.
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The Industries of the Future (2016)
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Alec Ross is a former senior advisor for innovation to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Ross was also an advisor to thenSenator Barack Obama during the 2008 US presidential campaign and is now a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at ...
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Alec Ross (Sgt. Carter). Edward Underdown (Imp. Gray), Julie Mendez (The Stripper) P: Ted Lloyd D: Freddie ...
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