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James Manyika

James Manyika

James Manyika is a senior partner at McKinsey and Chairman of the McKinsey Global Institute. 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. At MGI he has led research on technology and its impact on business, the economy, and society. He earlier published a book on AI and robotics, and recently on global trends as well as numerous articles and reports. James was appointed by President Obama as vice chair of the Global Development Council at the White House. He serves on the boards of the Council on Foreign Relations, MacArthur Foundation, Hewlett Foundation.  He is on the standing committee for the Stanford-based 100-Year Study on Artificial Intelligence and a fellow at DeepMind, and a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.  James was a member of the Programming Research Group and the Robotics Research Lab at Oxford, a fellow of Balliol, a visiting scientist at NASA Jet Propulsion Labs, a faculty exchange fellow at MIT. A Rhodes Scholar James received his DPhil. MSc. MA. from Oxford in AI and Robotics, Mathematics and Computer Science, BSc in electrical engineering from University of Zimbabwe.