Richard Boly, MPIA '92, Awarded National Security and International Affairs Medal
2012 Finalist—National Security and International Affairs Medal
Service to America Medals
The State Department is making innovative use of social media and online platforms to change the way employees communicate, share information and reach outside their own boundaries.Leading this ambitious effort is Richard Boly, head of the State Department’s Office of eDiplomacy.
Richard Boly is a career U.S. diplomat and currently the director of the Office of eDiplomacy, an applied technology think tank for the U.S. Department of State. Previously, he was a National Security Affairs Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, where he launched the Global Entrepreneurship Program. Richard is a graduate of Stanford University and received his MPIA in 1992.