James Manyika is a senior partner at McKinsey & Company and chairman and director of the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI), the firm’s business and economics research arm. James also serves as a member of McKinsey’s Shareholder Council (its Board of Directors).
James is one of the leaders of McKinsey’s Global Technology, Media, and Telecom Practice. 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 on a variety of issues, including strategy and business transformation and the launch of several market-shaping innovations, products, and services. He also works with chief executives in other sectors on opportunities from technology and other global trends.
At MGI, James has led research on technology and its impact, the digital economy, future of work and labor markets, as well as growth, productivity, and competitiveness. He has published a book on AI and robotics as well as numerous articles and reports that have appeared in business media and academic journals, and recently a co-authored the book, No Ordinary Disruption. James is a frequent speaker at business and policy-maker forums around the world and routinely collaborates with Silicon Valley leaders, and economists and policy makers around the world on initiatives and commissions related to inclusive growth, technology and its impact, and moonshots.