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Marco Annunziata is the cofounder of Annunziata + Desai Advisors, a boutique consultancy on
economics, innovation, and business strategy. He is a Resident Fellow at Autodesk and an Entrepreneur
in Residence at General Electric, and a member of the Board of Advisors on Information Technology at
Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry. Marco’s work focuses on digital-industrial innovation and the Future of Work, and how these issues impact business models and strategies and global economic
Marco is a regular contributor to Forbes.com, and author of The Economics of the Financial Crisis:
Lessons and New Threats, published by Palgrave MacMillan. He is a two-times winner of the Rybczynski
Prize for best paper in business economics, awarded by the Society of Business Economists in London,
and has written a number of papers on the latest technological innovations in industry and their economic impact. He has given a TED talk on innovation , published in the Harvard Business Review, and is a guest lecturer at Harvard Business School and Stanford University.
Before striking out on his own, Marco spent seven years at General Electric Co. as Chief Economist and
Head of Business Innovations Strategy, driving global economic, financial, and market analysis to
support GE's business strategy, as well as scoping developments in technological innovation and new business models. Prior to GE, Marco worked in investment banking at Deutsche Bank and UniCredit in London, and spent six years at the International Monetary Fund in Washington D.C..
Marco holds a PhD in Economics from Princeton University. He lives in San Francisco.