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Andrew McAfee

Andrew McAfee is a scientist, writer, and researcher at the forefront of exploring how the digital world impacts our present and our future. He is the codirector of the Initiative on the Digital Economy at MIT, as well as principal research scientist at the MIT Sloan School of Management. His book, The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies (2014), coauthored with Erik Brynjolfsson, was shortlisted for the Financial Times/McKinsey business book of the year award. He is also the author of Leading Digital: Turning Technology into Business Transformation (2014), with George Westerman and Didier Bonnet; Race against the Machine (2011), with Brynjolfsson; Enterprise 2.0: How to Manage Social Technologies to Transform Your Organization (2009); and Machine, Platform, Crowd: Harnessing Our Digital Revolution (2017), written again with Brynjolfsson. His writing has been featured in the Harvard Business Review, the New York Times, ​​​​and Financial Times, among others. His latest book, More From Less: The Surprising Story of How We Learned to Prosper Using Fewer Resources―and What Happens Next, publishes in October 2019.