Dexter Thillien
Dexter Thillien
Contributor, The Yuan

Dexter Thillien is lead technology and telecoms analyst at the Economist Intelligence Unit. An analyst since 2008, he joined the EIU in September 2021. Dexter’s areas of expertise include regulation, the intersection between technology industries, and between technology and geopolitics, and the strategies of big-tech companies. He was recently lead writer for reports on 5G and cyber-security.

EIU Talks Up Elon Musk's Twitter Grab With The Yuan
E-carmaker Tesla CEO Elon Musk has clinched a deal to take over Twitter for US$44 billion in one of the biggest leveraged buyouts every, one likely to shift control of the platform to the world’s richest person. Conservatives hope he restores ex-US President Donald Trump and other de-platformed firebrand right-wing politicos, while liberals hope he will curb fringe speech and conspiracy theorists and stifle disinformation. Dexter Thillien, Lead Analyst, Technology & Telecoms, The Economist Intelligence Unit, talks up the repercussions of this earth-shattering takeover with The Yuan.
Dexter Thillien, Ben Armour  |  May 02, 2022