John Zysman

Co-Founder and Director, BRIE

Professor Zysman has written has extensively on European and Japanese policy and corporate strategy; his interests also include comparative politics, Western European politics, and political economy. Professor Zysman's publications include The Highest Stakes: The Economic Foundations of the Next Security System (Oxford University Press, 1992), Manufacturing Matters: The Myth of the Post-Industrial Economy (Basic Books, 1987), and Governments, Markets, and Growth: Finance and the Politics of Industrial Change (Cornell University Press, 1983).

Education: A.B., Harvard...

Stephen S. Cohen

Professor Emeritus, UC Berkeley; Co-Founder and Co-Director, BRIE

Stephen S. Cohen is Professor Emeritus of City and Regional Planning at the University of California at Berkeley and co-director of BRIE.

His most recent book, Concrete Economics: The Hamilton Approach to Economic Policy and Growth (with J. Bradford DeLong in 2016) was praised by Paul Krugman in the New York Times as “an excellent new book,” and reviewed very favorably and prominently in the Financial Times. It has been translated into Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Italian.

He has authored 6 other books and many articles in such diverse publications as SCIENCE,...

Martin Kenney

Co-Director, BRIE; Distinguished Professor, UC Davis
Professor Kenney has been the Senior Project Director at the Berkeley Roundtable on the International Economy for the last two decades and is now a Senior Fellow at the Research Institute for the Finnish Economy. Starting in 2017, He became an Affiliated Professor at the Instituto di Management at Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna. He was the Arthur Andersen Distinguished Visitor at the University of Cambridge and has been a visiting scholar at the Copenhagen Business School, Hitotsubashi, Kobe, Stanford, Tokyo Universities, and UC San Diego. Education M.S., UC San Diego Ph.D.,...

Laura Tyson

Co-Founder, BRIE; Distinguished Professor of the Graduate School, Haas School of Business
Laura D. Tyson is the Richard C. Holbrooke Fellow at the American Academy in Berlin. She is a Distinguished Professor of the Graduate School and Faculty Director of the Institute for Business & Social Impact at the Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley. She chairs the Blum Center for Developing Economies Board of Trustees at UC Berkeley. From July 2018 to December 2018, she served as Interim Dean of Berkeley Haas. Previously, she was the Dean of London Business School (2002-2006) and the Dean of the Berkeley Haas (1998-2001). Tyson was a member of the US Department...

Mark J. Nitzberg

Executive Director, Berkeley’s Center for Human-Compatible AI; Head of Strategic Outreach, Berkeley AI Research (BAIR) Lab; Director of Technology Research, BRIE

Dr. Mark Nitzberg is a computer scientist and entrepreneur focused on the effects of AI and related technologies on our society, economy and democracy. In addition to serving as Director of Technology Research at BRIE, he also serves as Executive Director of UC Berkeley Center for Human-Compatible AI and Head of Strategic Outreach for Berkeley AI Research. Mark works on understanding and anticipating the societal and economic impacts of technology, and its corresponding benefits, risks and governance. He is co-author of Solomon’s Code — an examination of AI and how it reshapes...