Michael Kende

Visiting Professor, Graduate Institute; Senior Fellow, Centre for Trade and Economic Integration at University Of Geneva

Michael Kende is a Visiting Professor at the Graduate Institute and Senior Fellow of the Centre for Trade and Economic Integration, and a Senior Advisor at Analysys Mason. Most recently, he was the Chief Economist of the Internet Society. Prior to joining the Internet Society in August 2013, Michael Kende was a partner at Analysys Mason, a global consulting firm focused on telecommunications and media. He has done a significant amount of work on promoting Internet development in emerging regions around the world. He has also worked on the economics of cybersecurity, as a means to reduce data breaches and increase trust in the Internet. He has a Ph.D. in economics from MIT and a BA in mathematics and economics from Bowdoin College.