Professor Nicholas Bloom is a Professor of Economics at Stanford University. His works on management practices and uncertainty. He previously worked at the Treasury and at McKinsey & Company. His work has been covered extensively in the media, including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, CNN, CNBC, BBC, Economist and the Financial Times. He is the recipient of several honors, including an Alfred Sloan Fellowship, a National Science Foundation Career Award and the Frisch Medal. He has a BA from Cambridge, an MPhil from Oxford, and a PhD from UCL. He lives in Stanford with his wife and three children.