Neil Thompson

Assistant Professor

Neil Thompson is a Research Scientist at MIT’s Sloan School of Management, and a Visiting Professor at the Lab for Innovation Science at Harvard.

Thompson’s previous work includes Assistant Professor of Innovation and Strategy at the MIT Sloan School of Management, where he co-directed the Experimental Innovation Lab (X-Lab).  As well as being an Associate Member of the Broad Institute, and frequent guest on National Academies panels on transformational technologies and scientific reliability; Thompson advises businesses and government on the future of Moore’s Law.


Thompson completed his PhD in Business and Public Policy at Berkeley, masters degrees in computer science and Statistics,  masters in Economics from the London School of Economics, and undergraduate degrees in Physics and International Development. Prior to academia, He worked at organizations such as Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories, Bain and Company, The United Nations, the World Bank, and the Canadian Parliament.


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