Vikram Mansharamani

Vikram Mansharamani is a lecturer at Harvard University, where he teaches students to use multiple perspectives in making tough decisions. He has also taught classes at Yale University on business ethics and governance, financial bubbles, and economic inequality. Dr. Mansharamani is a global trend watcher and a portfolio manager. He is the author of THINK FOR YOURSELF: Restoring Common Sense in an Age of Experts and Artificial Intelligence (HBR Press, 2020) and Boombustology: Spotting Financial Bubbles before They Burst and a frequent commentator on issues driving disruption in the global business environment. Dr. Mansharamani is a columnist for the PBS Newshour and a regular contributor to Worth magazine, and his ideas and writings have also appeared in Fortune, Forbes, and the New York Times, among others. He advises sovereign wealth funds, endowments, foundations, and family offices on how to manage their allocations in the face of uncertainty. Dr. Mansharamani also advises several Fortune 500 CEOs to help them navigate the uncertainty in today’s global business and regulatory environment. LinkedIn twice listed him as the number 1 Top Voice for Money, Finance, and Economics, and Worth magazine profiled him as one of the 100 Most Powerful People in Global Finance. Dr. Mansharamani has a bachelor’s degree from Yale University and two master’s degrees and a PhD from MIT.