Dr. Philippa Malmgren is an economist and an award-winning author who served President GW Bush in the White House and on the National Economic Council. She is focused on simple sensemaking of the world economy and all its complexities. She is a partner of The Monaco Foundry, a startup incubator and a Senior Advisor to Avonhurst, a solutions oriented legal and consulting firm. She is the Chairman of The BSI subcommittee on drone manufacturing standards (ACE 22) and lecturer in the Duke Fuqua Global MBA program. She was a co-founder of a firm in the drone/autonomy space that won a 2020 CogX award and the 2020 National Technology Award. She is also a popular public speaker on policy, tech and geopolitics. She won the 2021 Independent Press Award for the Best Book on Leadership for her bestseller, the Infinite Leader. She won both the 2019 Business Book of the Year for The Leadership Lab and the 2020 Independent Press Award. She has been named a leading Woman in Tech by We Are Tech Women and the top 50 Women in Tech by AccelerateHer.

She occasionally lectures at Sandhurst, Duke GEMBA, INSEAD, U Texas Austin and elsewhere.