Fiona is the Associate Dean of Innovation at the MIT Sloan School of Management, and Alvin J. Siteman (1948) Professor of Entrepreneurship. She is the Faculty Director of the Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship, and the Director of the MIT Innovation Initiative. She is an associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research. Murray holds an MA in chemistry from University of Oxford, and an MS and PhD in engineering and applied sciences from Harvard University. She is an international expert on the transformation of investments in scientific and technical innovation into innovation-based entrepreneurship that drives jobs, wealth creation, and regional prosperity. She has done extensive work with entrepreneurs, governments, corporations and philanthropists designing and evaluating programs that shape vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystems. Fiona is a member of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom's Council for Science and Technology, and has been appointed Dame Commander of the Order of St. Michael and St. George (DCMG) by his majesty King Charles III.

Featured programmes and seminars

  • Harvard Course in Law and Economics

    Start date: 02/10/2023

    The aim of this programme is to provide an up-to-date overview of some of the relevant issues in the field of economic analysis of law.

  • Online course Competition in markets

    Start date: Open

    Introduction to the essential elements shaping competition policy and discussion of the principles and instruments of competition policy.

  • Online course Liberalism, a philosophy in danger

    Start date: Open

    Why are so many obstacles confronting liberalism, so implacable the enemies it has to contend with, and so soft the allies it can hardly count on?

  • Ethics of Artificial Intelligence. Carissa Veliz

    Start date: Coming soon

    This course will help us understand the "digital reality" we live in. A practical and constructive approach, offering possible solutions to the ethical challenges generated by AI.