Issues Advisory Council

The purpose of the Council is to provide expert opinion to Andrew Yang and the campaign on primary issues of concern facing the USA in the coming years of the 21st Century, particularly but not exclusively connected to automation and related challenges and opportunities. Association with the Council is non-exclusive and does not imply endorsement of the campaign, nor endorsement by the campaign of the views of Council members. (NOTE: Additional members will be added over time.)


James (Jim) P. Clark — Chairman

Founder/Chairman, The World Technology Network; Organizer, The World Summit on Technological Unemployment; former Director for the Non-Profit Sector & National Service, Chairman, The Democratic Party’s National Task Force for America’s Future (2016), Clinton/Gore Presidential Campaign (1992)




Kwasi Ansare — Council Member

CEO, Fighter Interactive; New Media Marketing Manager, Bad Boy Entertainment




Jennifer Dziura —    Council Member





Nouriel Roubini —  Council Member

Chairman, Roubini Macro Associates LLC; Professor, Stern School of Business, NYU; former Senior Economist, Council on Economic Advisors, Clinton administration; Senior Advisor to Timothy Geithner, subsequently Treasury Secretary, Obama administration



Richard (RJ ) Eskow — Council Member

Host/Managing Editor, The Zero Hour; Senior Fellow, Campaign for America’s Future; former Economic Advisor, Bernie Sanders presidential campaign




James Hughes —    Council Member

Executive Director, Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies




Ronjon Nag —    Council Member

Founder, Thinkica; Former Vicepresident of Blackberry and Motorola




Scott Santens — Council Member

Leading Universal Basic Income advocate




Moshe Y. Vardi — Council Member

Moshe Y. Vardi, Karen Ostrum George Distinguished Service Professor in Computational Engineering and Director, Ken Kennedy Institute for Information Technology, Rice University



Wendell Wallach   Council Member

Consultant, ethicist, and scholar at Yale University’s Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics, and a senior advisor to The Hastings Center. Fellow at the Center for Law, Science & Innovation at the Sandra Day O’Connor School of Law (Arizona State University) and a fellow at the Institute for Ethics & Emerging Technology.