Mark Esposito is recognized internationally as a top global thought leader in matters relating to The Fourth Industrial Revolution, the changes, and opportunities that technology will bring to a variety of industries. He is Co-Founder and Chief Learning Officer at Nexus FrontierTech, an AI scale-up venture. He was inducted in 2016 in the radar of Thinkers50 as one of the 30 most prominent rising business thinkers in the world. He is a global expert of the World Economic Forum and advisor to national governments.
In his academic career, Esposito has held academic appointments for some of the world’s leading institutions such as Harvard University, University of Cambridge, Hult International Business School, Arizona State University’s Thunderbird, and IE Business School. He served as Institutes Council Co-Leader, at the Microeconomics of Competitiveness program (MOC) at the Institute of Strategy and Competitiveness, at Harvard Business School under the mentorship of Professor Michael E. Porter.
Esposito’s research focuses on the interlink between policy, business and technology and he researches the impact that the transformation of the 4IR technologies will bring to an array of industries. He writes both professional press and academic pieces on the future, foresights and systems analysis. Esposito is a prolific author with 150 peer- and non-peer-reviewed articles, 11 books, several chapters, and more than 40 case studies, mainly on clusters and clusters theory. He has participated in six reports for the World Economic Forum. His next books will be with MIT University Press on the great reset ahead of us (2022) and with Cambridge University Press on the emerging economies under the dome of the 4IR.