Member of Council
Kenneth Cukier


Kenneth Cukier is senior editor for data and digital at The Economist, following two decades as a foreign correspondent in Asia, Europe and the US, focusing on technology and business.

Kenneth is co-author of the book Big Data: A Revolution that Transforms How We Work, Live and Think, a New York Times bestseller translated in over 20 languages and a finalist for the FT Book of the Year. He also co-authored Learning with Big Data: The Future of Education. In 2002-04 he was a research fellow at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.

Kenneth is on the board of directors of International Bridges to Justice, which fosters legal rights in developing countries. He also a board director of The Open String Foundation, which provides classical instruments to disadvantaged children globally.