Laura D. Tyson is Professor, Business Administration and Economics at the Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley, and formerly Dean of London Business School, and Dean of the Haas School of Business, at the University of California at Berkeley. Dr Tyson served in the Clinton Administration and was the Chair of The Council of Economic Advisers between 1993 and 1995, and the President’s National Economic Adviser between 1995 and 1996. She has published books and articles on industrial competitiveness and trade and on the economies of Central Europe and their transition to market systems. An Economic Viewpoint columnist for BusinessWeek magazine, Tyson writes regularly about domestic and international economic policy matters in The Washington Post, The New York Times and other nationally and internationally syndicated newspapers and magazines. Dr. Tyson is a member of the Boards of the Brookings Institution, the Peter G. Peterson Institute of International Economics, Bruegel, Eastman Kodak Company, Morgan Stanley Company, AT&T, Inc., and 24/7 Customer.
Tyson was previously a member of the 21st Century Council, Think Long California, and The WorldPost Advisory Council.