Senior Fellow of Nesta
Stian is an expert on innovation, technology and government policy, and Co-author of the critically acclaimed book, “Capitalism Without Capital: the rise of the Intangible Economy”.
He is currently a Senior Fellow of Nesta, the UK’s national foundation for innovation and was previously Adviser to the UK’s Minister of State for universities, science, research and innovation. He spent 8 years running the world’s leading technology policy think-tank at Nesta. Prior to this, he worked as a Strategy Consultant for McKinsey & Company in Silicon Valley and in London, and was the Founder of a health-data social venture. Stian is the Author of numerous policy reports on the economics of: new technologies, high-growth start-ups, venture capital, the future of automation, government innovation policy, the economic measurement and mapping of innovation. Stian was educated at the University of Oxford, Harvard University and London Business School.