Eric D. Beinhocker is a senior fellow at the McKinsey Global Institute, the independent economics think-tank of McKinsey where he conducts research on economic, management, and public policy issues. He was previously a partner at McKinsey and a co-leader of its global strategy practice.
His career has bridged both the business and academic worlds. He has been a software CEO, a venture capitalist, and an Executive Director of the Corporate Executive Board. He has also held research appointments at the Harvard Business School, the MIT Sloan School, and been a visiting scholar at the Santa Fe Institute. He is a graduate of Dartmouth College and the MIT Sloan School where he was the Henry Ford II Scholar.
Fortune magazine has named Beinhocker a "Business Leader of the Next Century" and his writings on business and economics have appeared in a variety of publications,including the Financial Times. Originally from Boston, he currently lives in London.