Andrew McAfee

Associate Director and Principal Research Scientist, Center for Digital Business, MIT Sloan School of Management

Andrew McAfee is a principal research scientist at MIT and co-founder of its Initiative on the Digital Economy. He studies how digital technologies are changing business, the economy, and society and co-authored a New York Times best-selling book on the topic: The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies. McAfee also writes two blogs, academic papers, and articles for publications including Harvard Business Review, The Economist, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times. He has talked about his work on “The Charlie Rose Show” and “60 Minutes.”

Videos/Audio of Andrew McAfee

High-functioning robots, self-driving vehicles, artificial intelligence, and many other astonishing technologies have... See more
Not so long ago, the marketplace was defined for consumers. What was on the shelf was what was available. Moving... See more
Recent research shows that experts—people with deep training and experience in a field—are surprisingly weak in areas... See more
A discussion with Shirley Ann Jackson, Andrew McAfee, Mickey McManus, and John Seely Brown See more
Business investment, corporate profits, and stock market valuations are at all-time highs, while productivity and... See more
Tyler Cowen, Vijay V. Vaitheeswaran, Andrew McAfe and Andrew Ross Sorkin are featured on this panel discussing... See more