James Manyika is a senior partner at McKinsey & Company, chairman and director of McKinsey Global Institute (MGI), and a member of McKinsey’s Board. Based in Silicon Valley for over 20 years, James has advised the chief executives and founders of many of the world’s leading technology companies. At MGI, James has led research on technology, future of work, productivity and economic growth. He has published a book on AI and robotics, another on economic trends, and articles and reports. He was appointed vice chair of the Global Development Council at the White House by President Obama and appointed by U.S. Commerce Secretaries to serve on the National Innovation Advisory Board from and the Commerce Department’s Digital Economy Board of Advisors. He serves on the boards of the Council on Foreign Relations, MacArthur Foundation, Hewlett Foundation, the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, and on research advisory boards at MIT, Harvard, Oxford and Stanford, including as a member of the steering committee of the 100-year study on Artificial Intelligence. He earned DPhil, MSc and MA degrees in AI and robotics, mathematics and computer science from Oxford as a Rhodes 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 Institute for Human-Centered AI Institute, and a fellow of DeepMind.