Saurabh Mishra

Saurabh Mishra

Nonresident Fellow – Global Economy and Development

Saurabh Mishra is a nonresident fellow with the Global Economy and Development program at Brookings. He is founder and CEO of the enterprise software company Taiyō.AI.

His research is focused on a systems architecture perspective to artificial intelligence (AI) and economics and how such systems can help humans make more sustainable investment and policy decisions in a complex and dynamic global environment. Previously, he served as the head of the AI Index at Stanford University’s Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence; taught at graduate business and policy programs including at UC Berkeley, University of San Francisco; and served as an economist at the World Bank, International Monetary Fund, and the International Finance Corporation in Washington, D.C. He is also a visiting fellow at the Bank of International Settlements and a member of the OECD AI Policy Observatory’s network of experts.

Mishra’s work has been featured in Bloomberg, the Economist, the Financial Times, VentureBeat, the Wall Street Journal, and he is a frequent keynote speaker at business, policy, and academic conferences.

He holds a doctor of philosophy in reliability engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park, as well as a master of science in applied economics and finance and a bachelor of arts in economics from the University of California, Santa Cruz.

See more research from Saurabh Mishra on his website.

  • Areas of Expertise

    • Artificial Intelligence
    • Data Standards
    • Data-driven Decisionmaking
    • Science & Technology Policy
    • Time-Series Forecasting
    • Economic Policy
  • Current Positions

    • Founder and CEO, Taiyō.AI
    • Visiting Fellow, Bank of International Settlements
    • Member of the OECD Network of Experts on AI
  • Past Positions

    • Director of the AI Index, Institute for Human-Centered Artificial, Stanford University Intelligence (2019-2021)
    • Lecturer, University of California, Berkeley (2019-2020)
    • Research Fellow, Peace Innovation Lab Stanford (2019-2020)
    • Adjunct Professor, School of Management, University of San Francisco (2019-2020)
    • Senior Economist, International Finance Corporation (2016-2018)
    • Economist, International Monetary Fund (2012-2016)
    • Economist, World Bank (2008-2014)
  • Education

    • Ph.D. in Reliability Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park
    • M.Sc. in Applied Economics and Finance, university of California, Santa Cruz
    • B.A. in Economics, University of California, Santa Cruz