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Nicolas Miailhe

Nicolas Miailhe

nicolas_miaihle (at) hks.harvard.edu

Nicolas Miailhe is a Senior Visiting Research Fellow with the Program on Science, Technology and Society (STS) at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. His work centers on the governance of, and through, emerging technosciences. Nicolas also specialize in urban innovation and civic technologies. He has ten years of professional experience in emerging markets such as India, working at the nexus of innovation, high technology, government, industry and civil society.

Before coming to Harvard, he was Regional Director South Asia at Safran Sagem, the world leader in aerospace, defense and security. A recognized strategist, social entrepreneur, and thought-leader, Nicolas started “Sisyphos” in 2009: a non-profit network of practitioners and citizens working on building bridges between India and Europe to better understand and harness wisely the transformational potential of converging NBIC technosciences. In 2012, he co-convened, “People for Global Transformation”: a non-profit interdisciplinary think-and-do tank which gathers fifteen global leaders and advises municipal stakeholders on innovative strategies to deliver urban development. An Arthur Sachs Scholar, Nicolas holds a Master in Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and is the Co-founder of “The Future Society at HKS” and of the “AI Initiative”. He also holds a Master in Geostrategy and Industrial Dynamics from Pantheon-Assas University in Paris and a BA in Political Sciences from Sciences Po Strasbourg.