Matt Sheehan is a Fellow in the Paulson Institute’s Think Tank, where he leads the MacroPolo team’s work on U.S.-China technology related issues. He contributes to MacroPolo’s online publications as well as its multimedia pieces. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, he was formerly the China correspondent for The Huffington Post. For five years, he lived and worked between the Chinese cities of Xi’an and Beijing, and the Bay Area. In addition to covering China, Matt has also worked and written about the developing ties between California and China. He is the author of a forthcoming book on that topic, The Transpacific Experiment: How China and California Collaborate and Compete for our Future (Counterpoint, 2019).