James M. Manyika

Leadership, Policy, and Communications
Business, Corporate, and Philanthropic Leadership
James Manyika, is Chairman and Director Emeritus of the McKinsey Global Institute and Senior Partner Emeritus of McKinsey & Company, where he spent twenty-six years. He was appointed by President Obama as Vice Chair of the Global Development Council at the White House (2012–2017), and by two U.S. Commerce Secretaries to the Digital Economy Board and the National Innovation Board. He has been appointed to serve as vice chair of the National AI Advisory Committee (NAIAC) which advises the President on AI. He serves on the boards of the Council on Foreign Relations, the Hewlett and MacArthur foundations. He is a Visiting Professor at Oxford University’s School of Government. He is a Distinguished Fellow of Stanford’s ­Human-Centered AI Institute, a Distinguished Research Fellow in Ethics & AI at Oxford, and a Research Fellow of DeepMind. He is a member of the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine’s Committee on Responsible Computing. He serves on the board of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard and on advisory boards of research institutes at Stanford, Harvard, Oxford, Toronto and LSE. A Rhodes Scholar, James has a DPhil, MSc, MA from Oxford in AI and robotics, mathematics and computer science, a BSc in electrical engineering from the University of Zimbabwe. In early 2022, he joined Google as Senior Vice President for Technology and Society, on where he focuses on areas ranging from AI, computing infrastructure, sustainability, and other areas that have the potential for broad impact on society.
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