Chike Aguh

Senior Advisor, Project on Workforce

Harvard University

Chike currently serves as a Senior Advisor at Harvard University’s Project On Workforce, a Senior Fellow on Workforce at Northeastern University’s Burnes Center for Social Change, and a Senior Advisor at the McChrystal Group. Previously, Chike was appointed by President Biden to serve as Chief Innovation Officer at the U.S. Department of Labor where he led efforts to use data, emerging technologies (like AI, quantum computing, cybersecurity), and innovative practices to advance/protect American workers.

Chike is a Fulbright Scholar, educator, business leader, and award winning non-profit CEO. A recognized authority on the future of work, economic opportunity, and innovation, Chike is committed to an economy that creates opportunity for all just like America did for him.

Chike holds degrees from Tufts University (B.A.), Harvard Graduate School of Education (Ed.M), Harvard Kennedy School (MPA), and University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School (MBA). He is a lifetime member at the Council on Foreign Relations, a Presidential Leadership Scholar, and a 40 under 40 honoree from Wharton and Washington Business Journal.