James Manyika is a senior partner at McKinsey & Company and chair and director of the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI), the firm’s business and economics research arm. Based in Silicon Valley for over 20 years, he 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. He has published a book on AI and robotics as well as numerous articles and reports and recently co-authored No Ordinary Disruption (2016). He also serves on various academic advisory boards, including the Oxford Internet Institute, MIT’s Initiative on the Digital Economy, UC Berkeley’s School of Information, Harvard’s Hutchins Center, and the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African-American Research. He is a member of the standing committee for the Stanford-based 100 Year Study on Artificial Intelligence, a fellow at DeepMind, a non-resident senior fellow of the Brookings Institution in Economic Studies, and a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.