Maureen Dunne

Author, Senior Advisor to Top Brands, and Social Impact Entrepreneur

Author, The Neurodiversity Edge and Co-Founder, Autism Angels Group

DR. MAUREEN DUNNE is a cognitive scientist, neurodiversity expert, global keynote speaker, board director, and neurodivergent business leader helping organizations build thriving cultures for more than two decades. She has served as a Senior Advisor to some of the world's top corporate brands, Fortune 500 companies, scaleups, higher education institutions, startups, venture capital funds, and government officials. A Rhodes Scholar, her work has been featured in Forbes, Bloomberg, MIT Sloan Management Review, New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Entrepreneur, DiversityQ, UNLEASH, and Inside Higher Ed. A keynote speaker at Stanford University and the National Science Foundation, she was also a featured speaker at The Atlantic Festival where Neurodiversity was included as part of its Inclusion theme for the first time in history. Maureen is the co-founder of the Autism Angels Group, CEO of, and a member of the Young Presidents' Organization, an invite-only organization for the world's top chief executives. At LEGO, Maureen helped launch a Social Impact Accelerator Fund to support innovation and entrepreneurship in neurodiversity. She is also an elected official helping to build the talent pipeline with community colleges, representing over 12 million students at the national level. She received a joint BA/MA from the University of Chicago, MSc from the London School of Economics, and doctorate from the University of Oxford and is the author of The Neurodiversity Edge.