James Manyika

James Manyika

James Manyika is a senior partner at McKinsey & Company, chairman of the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI), and a member of McKinsey’s board of directors.

Based in Silicon Valley for over 20 years, James has worked with the chief executives and founders of many of the world’s leading technology companies on a variety of issues, including strategy and growth, business transformation, and innovation. At MGI, James has led research on technology and digitization, the future of work, productivity and competitiveness, and globalization. James has published books on AI and robotics and global economic trends and numerous articles and reports. He has served along with technologists, business leaders, economists, and policymakers around the world on several task forces and commissions related to technology and an inclusive economy.

James was appointed by President Barack Obama to serve as vice chair of the Global Development Council at the White House, and by US Commerce Secretaries to the Commerce Department’s Digital Economy board of advisers and the National Innovation Advisory Board. He serves on the boards of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard and is involved in science and technology research and advisory boards at Oxford, Stanford, MIT, as well as Harvard’s Hutchins Center for African and African-American Research. He is also involved in various philanthropic activities, including serving on the boards of the MacArthur Foundation, Hewlett Foundation, and Markle Foundation.

A Rhodes Scholar, James received his DPhil, MSc, and MA from Oxford in AI and robotics, mathematics, and computer science, and his BSc in electrical engineering from the University of Zimbabwe as an Anglo-American Scholar. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, a distinguished fellow of Stanford’s AI Institute, and a fellow of DeepMind.

James is trustee of the Aspen Institute and a member of the Trilateral Commission and has been a nonresident senior fellow of the Brookings Institution in Economic Studies. He was a visiting scientist at NASA Jet Propulsion Labs, and a faculty exchange fellow at MIT. At Oxford, he was a member of the Programming Research Group, the Robotics Research Lab, and elected a research fellow of Balliol College.

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Tom Kochan

Thomas Kochan

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Jeanne Magoulick

Jeanne Magoulick

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David Autor, MIT

David Autor

David Autor is Ford Professor of Economics and associate head of the MIT Department of Economics. His scholarship explores the labor market impacts of technological change and globalization, earnings inequality, and disability insurance and labor supply.