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Co-Founder & Co-Director of Initiative on the Digital Economy & Principal Research Scientist at MIT Sloan School of Management

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Andrew McAfee is the Co-Founder and Co-Director of the Initiative on the Digital Economy and a Principal Research Scientist at the MIT Sloan School of Management. He studies how digital technologies are changing business, the economy, and society. His 2014 book on these topics, The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies, coauthored with Erik Brynjolfsson, has won several prestigious awards and has been both a New York Times and Wall Street Journal top ten bestseller. His next book with Brynjolfsson, Machine, Platform, Crowd: Harnessing our Digital Future, published June 2017, offers an executive’s guide to succeeding during this turbulent era. And now, in a paradigm-shifting new book scheduled for October 2019 publication, More from Less: The Surprising Story of how we Learned to Prosper Using Fewer Resources—and What Happens Next, Andrew challenges us to consider nothing less than the revolutionary impact of technology and capitalism on the economy, the planet, and the human condition!Dr. McAfee has written for innumerable publications including Foreign Affairs, Harvard Business Review, Sloan Management Review, The Economist, The Wall St. Journal, The Financial Times, and The New York Times. He has talked about his work at the World Economic Forum, TED and the Aspen Ideas Festival, on CNN, CNBC, Fox, BBC NewsNight, PBS, and 60 Minutes, with Tom Friedman and Fareed Zakaria, and in front of innumerable global and domestic audiences. Andrew has been named to both the Thinkers50 list of the world’s top management and to the Politico 50 group of people transforming American politics. He is also the host of the popular podcast, Minds and Machines with Andrew McAfee.Andrew was educated at Harvard and MIT. He lives in Cambridge, watches too much Red Sox baseball, doesn’t ride his motorcycle enough, and starts his weekends with the NYT Saturday crossword.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Andrew McAfee and other top speakers and celebrities.

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