Scott E. Page

Scott E. Page is the John Seely Brown Distinguished University Professor of Complexity, Social Science, and Management and the Williamson Family Professor of Business Administration, Ross School of Business, both at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. He is also external faculty at Santa Fe Institute. His research focuses on the function of diversity in complex social systems, the potential for collective intelligence, and the design of institutions for meeting the challenges of a complex world.

He is the author of more than 90 research papers in a variety of fields including: game theory, economics, political theory, formal political science, sociology, psychology, philosophy, physics, public health, geography, computer science, and management. His fifth book, The Model Thinker, was published by Basic Books in November 2018. His previous books include, the Axios award winning, The Diversity Bonus (Princeton University Press, 2017), The Difference: How the Power of Diversity Creates Better Groups, Firms, Schools, and Societies (Princeton University Press, 2008), and Complex Adaptive Social Systems (Princeton University Press, 2007).

A frequent public speaker, Page has presented to the CIA, NASA, Bloomberg, Google, Boeing, the IMF, Genentech, Gilead, and AT Kearney. He has also been a featured speaker at The New York Times New Work Summit, Google Re:Work, The World Economic Forum – Davos, and The Aspen Ideas Festival. Page has consulted with the Federal Reserve System, the White House office of Personnel, Yahoo!, Ford, DARPA, Procter and Gamble, BlackRock, and AB InBev.

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