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Twitter@LauraDTyson
BirthplaceNew Jersey
Birthdate6/28/47

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Smith College, BA 1969
Economics
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), PhD 1974
Economics

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S.K. and Angela Chan Professor of Global Management

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Laura Tyson

Laura D’Andrea Tyson is S. K. and Angela Chan Professor of Global Management at the Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley, and has served in this capacity since 2008.

Dr. Tyson has also been Professor of Business Administration and Economics at the Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley, since 2007.

She was Dean of London Business School, London, England, from 2002 until 2006 and Dean of the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley from 1998 to 2001.

She served as Professor of Economics and Business Administration at the University of California at Berkeley from 1997 to 1998.

Since 2011, Dr. Tyson has been a member of the Secretary of State Foreign Affairs Policy Board. She served as a member of the Council on Jobs and Competitiveness for the President of the United States from 2011 until February 2013 and as a member of the Economic Recovery Advisory Board to the President of the United States from 2009 until 2011.

She also served as National Economic Adviser to the President of the United States from 1995 to 1996 and as Chair of the White House Council of Economic Advisers from 1993 to 1995.

Since 2008, Dr. Tyson has served as an adviser and faculty member of the World Economic Forum and co-chair of the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on the Gender Gap.

Dr. Tyson received her B.A. in economics from Smith College and earned her Ph.D. in economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

She has been a Director of AT&T since 1999. She served as a Director of Ameritech Corporation from 1997 until the company was acquired by AT&T (then known as SBC Communications Inc.) in 1999.

She is a member of the Audit Committee and the Public Policy and Corporate Reputation Committee.

Dr. Tyson is a Director of CBRE Group, Inc.; Morgan Stanley; and Silver Spring Networks, Inc. She previously served as a Director of Eastman Kodak Company (1997-2011).

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