Laura D’Andrea Tyson is Professor of Business Administration and Economics at the Haas School of Business (University of California – Berkeley) and Director of the Institute for Business & Social Impact – always at the Haas School Business.
She’s a former member of the Foreign Affairs Policy Board at the U.S. Department of State.
From 2011 to 2013, she was a member of President Obama’s Council of Jobs and Competitiveness, and from 2009 to 2011, she was on the President’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board.
She served in the Clinton administration as head of the Council of Economic Advisers (1993-95) and as the President’s national economic adviser (1995-96).
From 1998 to 2001 Tyson was Dean of the Haas School of Business and from 2002 to 2006 she was the first female Dean of London Business School.
Her current research and interest are focused on changes in the global economy, with special focus on high-technology competition; doing business in emerging market economies and US trade policy.