Nicolas co-founded “The Future Society at Harvard Kennedy School” in 2014 and has taken a leadership role in developing it since then. Under TFS, Nicolas co-founded in 2015 the “AI Initiative” dedicated to the rise of Artificial Intelligence. A recognized strategist, businessman, thought-leader and social entrepreneur, Nicolas has over ten years of professional experience working at the nexus of innovation, high technology, government, industry and civil society across various continents. Before coming to Harvard, he was Regional Director South Asia at Safran Sagem, the world leader in aerospace, defense and security. In 2012 he convened “People for Global Transformation” which brings together 15 leading voices from across the globe to help shape the 21st century’s discourse on global development and governance, placing the transformative power of technology at the center of the reflection. He is currently a Senior Visiting Research Fellow with the Program on Science, Technology and Society at HKS, and a Fellow with the Institute for Data Driven Design affiliated with the MIT Media Lab. He was previously Research Fellow with the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at HKS. His work focuses on the governance of emerging technosciences, urban innovation and civic engagement. An Arthur Sachs Scholar, Nicolas holds a Master in Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. 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.
Nicolas Miailhe, Senior Visiting Research Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School, spoke about Governing Emerging Technosciences to EPIIC Class