James Manyika

Chairman, McKinsey Global Institute; Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company (Festival Underwriter)

James Manyika is a senior partner at McKinsey & Company, chairman of the McKinsey Global Institute, and member of the McKinsey Shareholders Council. He served under President Obama as vice chair of the Global Development Council and under two US commerce secretaries on the Digital Economy Board and Innovation Advisory Board. Manyika’s current board service includes the Council on Foreign Relations, Aspen Institute, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Markle Foundation, Oxford Internet Institute, and MIT’s Initiative on the Digital Economy. He’s on the standing committee for the Stanford-based 100 Year Study on Artificial Intelligence, a DeepMind fellow, and a nonresident senior fellow of the Brookings Institution in Economic Studies.

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