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Andrew Wyckoff

Director of the Directorate for Science, Technology and Innovation - OECD

PositionDirector of the Directorate for Science, Technology and Innovation
Stakeholder TypeIntergovernmental

Andrew Wyckoff is the Director of the OECD’s Directorate for Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) where he oversees OECD’s work on innovation, business dynamics, science and technology, information and communication technology policy as well as the statistical work associated with each of these areas.

His experience prior to the OECD includes being a program manager of the Information, Telecommunications and Commerce program of the US Congressional Office of Technology Assessment (OTA), an economist at the US National Science Foundation (NSF) and a programmer at The Brookings Institution.

He has served as an expert on various advisory groups and panels which include the Global Board of Trustees of Digital Future Society (DFS), being a Commissioner on the Lancet/FT Governing Health Futures 2030 Commission, the International Advisory Board of the Research Council of Norway and Head of OECD’s Delegation at the G20 and G7 meetings on ICT and Digital Economy.

Mr. Wyckoff is a citizen of the United States, holds a BA in Economics from the University of Vermont, and a Master of Public Policy from the JFK School of Government, Harvard University.

Andrew Wyckoff's videos

Conversation with Diane Coyle

Conversation with Diane Coyle

February 6, 2021clock30 mins

In this session, the University of Cambridge’s Bennett Professor of Public Policy, Diane Coyle, will speak with OECD Director of Science, Technology and Innovation, Andrew Wyckoff, about her views on AI and productivity, the technology’s impacts on digital markets and competition, and the potential implications of AI’s diffusion for achieving social objectives.

AI in our Futures: Stakeholder perspectives

AI in our Futures: Stakeholder perspectives

February 6, 2021clock60 mins

As artificial intelligence reshapes our futures, what do OECD’s stakeholders consider to be the opportunities and challenges for work, innovation, productivity and skills? In this roundtable session, representatives from business (Business at OECD), labour (TUAC), civil society (CSISAC) and the technical community (ITAC) will share their views and offer insights from their communities on the evidence gaps and policy priorities where the OECD can advance the debate.

Andrew Wyckoff's documents

OECD work on Trustworthy AI and on the Value of Data

This presentation illustrates the ongoing work of the OECD on trustworthy Artificial Intelligence (AI) and data governance. It was presented at the "Global Forum on AI Network Society: Towards an AI-Ready Society" that was organised by Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications of Japan and virtually took place in March 2021. March 1, 2021

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