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Mark Esposito

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    Executive Doctorate of Business Administration, École des Ponts ParisTech

Mark Esposito

Dr. Mark Esposito is recognized internationally as a top global thought leader in matters relating to The Fourth Industrial Revolution. He is a global expert of the World Economic Forum and advisor to national governments. Since 2011, Dr. Esposito has been an instructor with Harvard DCE Professional & Executive Development where he teaches the highly rated program, Artificial Intelligence in Business: Creating Value in Machine Learning. At Harvard, he serves as a social scientist with affiliations at Harvard Kennedy School’s Center for International Development, Harvard University’s Institute for Quantitative Social Science (IQSS), and the Davis Center for Eurasian Studies. He has been affiliate faculty of the Microeconomics of Competitiveness at Harvard Business School, under the mentorship of Professor Michael E. Porter since 2010. He served from 2016 to 2020 as Founding Fellow of the Circular Economy Research Center at the Judge Business School, at the University of Cambridge, where he retains a Senior Associate role. He serves as Professor of Economics, Strategy, and Foresights at Hult International Business School (where he directs the Futures Impact Lab) as well as Professor of Public Policy at Mohamed Bin Rashid School of Government in the UAE and Adjunct Professor of Public Policy at Georgetown University.

He is Co-Founder at Nexus FrontierTech, an AI scale-up venture and research lab and Co-Founder of the Circular Economy Alliance, an edutech firm for certifications on the circular economy.

He was inducted in 2016 in the roster of Thinkers50 as one of the 30 most prominent rising business thinkers in the world and among the top 50 sustainability thinkers in the world by Thinkers360 for three consecutive years. He is a Senior Advisor to the Ideation Center of Strategy at PwC in Dubai and to the UC Berkeley SkyDeck incubator. He has equally joined the India Dialog at Stanford University’s US Asia Technology Center since 2022.

He has authored/co-authored over 150 publications and 13 books, among which two are Amazon bestsellers: Understanding how the Future Unfolds and The AI Republic. His latest books are: The Emerging Economies under the Dome of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and The Great Remobilization: Strategies and Designs for a Global Smarter World. His next book will be Digitizing the Emerging Economies. His academic journey culminated with a doctoral degree in Business and Economics from Ecole des Ponts Paris Tech, one of France’s esteemed Grande Ecole.

Programs Mark Teaches

Artificial Intelligence in Business: Creating Value in Machine Learning