An entrepreneur and analyst, Amy Wilkinson focuses on how individuals must update their skills to succeed in the new world of work. Steeped in the world of innovation and the ways it has altered our most fundamental assumptions, Amy has conducted cutting edge research on how and why high impact entrepreneurs break through.
A senior fellow at Harvard University and a policy scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center, Amy is now working on a book to be published by Simon & Schuster. As an entrepreneur, she founded Alegre, a cross-border art export company. As an international business executive, Amy has led teams at McKinsey & Company and J.P. Morgan. She has also served in the White House as a White House Fellow and senior policy advisor to the U.S. Trade Representative.
Amy’s media and speaking appearances include keynote addresses at the Federal Reserve Bank, National Governors Association, The Economist: Innovation Summit, The Wall Street Journal: Women in the Economy Forum, and commentary for CNN and FOX News. Her articles have appeared in The Economist, BloombergBusinessweek, The Washington Post, and USA Today, and she has lectured at Harvard, MIT, and George Washington University.
Amy holds a BA, MA, and MBA from Stanford University and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.