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Neil Thompson

Research Scientist

Neil Thompson is an Innovation Scholar at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab and the Initiative on the Digital Economy.

He is also an Associate Member of the Broad Institute. Previously, Neil was an Assistant Professor of Innovation and Strategy at the MIT Sloan School of Management, where he co-directed the Experimental Innovation Lab (X-Lab), and a Visiting Professor at the Laboratory for Innovation Science at Harvard. Neil has advised businesses and government on the future of Moore’s Law and has been on National Academies panels on transformational technologies and scientific reliability.

Neil did his PhD in Business and Public Policy at Berkeley, where he also did Masters degrees in Computer Science and Statistics. Neil has a 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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32 Vassar Street, Office G766, Cambridge, MA 02139

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