Steven Adler is 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 helped to grow several businesses in adjacent spaces, including educational resources and tutoring, websites, and video platforms.

Steven holds an AB with Honors in Economics, Phi Beta Kappa, from Brown University.