Aligning Technologies with a Public Purpose

Susan Winterberg, Harvard Kennedy School

Susan Winterberg, Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School

Susan Winterberg is a fellow in the Technology and Public Purpose Project at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. Her current research focuses on how business leaders, technologists, and investors in emerging technologies can better integrate environmental, social, and governance considerations into early-stage product designs and business models. Susan previously worked at Business for Social Responsibility (BSR), a global nonprofit membership organization of corporate social responsibility departments at more than 250 multinational companies. At BSR Susan led the team that advised companies and investors on how to tackle challenges of economic inequality and future of work and to develop responsible approaches to managing transitions to automation and artificial intelligence. Her research and projects on responsible business have been featured by NPR, Forbes, Responsible Investor, and Ethical Corporation.

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