James Manyika is Senior Partner at McKinsey and Company and Director of the McKinsey Global Institute. He was appointed by President Obama as Vice Chair of the Global Development Council at the White House (2012–present), and by US secretaries of commerce to the Digital Economy Board of Advisors (2016) and the National Innovation Advisory Board (2011). He serves on several other boards, including the Council on Foreign Relations, Aspen Institute, and John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. He is a non-resident Senior Fellow of Brookings Institution and a Fellow of DeepMind and the Royal Society of Arts. A Rhodes Scholar, he holds a BSc in Electrical Engineering from University of Zimbabwe, and an MSc, MA and DPhil from Oxford University in Robotics, Computation.