Steven Adler is the Chief of Staff at the Partnership on AI. Prior to joining the Partnership, Steven was a management consultant at McKinsey & Company, where he worked primarily across the technology and healthcare industries. Steven advised clients on a range of topics, including strategic partnerships, new business-line development, customer analytics, mergers and acquisitions, and operational turnarounds. Steven also conducted AI research with the McKinsey Global Institute, focused upon emerging techniques (GANs, one-shot imitation learning, etc.) and the types of business problems they may help to unlock. Prior to McKinsey, Steven was a high-school debate coach and worked in product management at an enterprise technology start-up.

Steven holds an AB with Honors in Economics, Phi Beta Kappa, from Brown University, and is completing an MS in Machine Learning through Georgia Tech. Outside of work, he enjoys running, playing guitar, and solving crosswords and various other puzzle-games.