Byron Auguste is a senior partner at McKinsey & Company in Washington D.C. He works primarily in the fields of high technology, information- and services-based businesses, education, and economic development. Mr. Auguste also serves as Director of McKinsey's Social Sector Office, which works with institutions of the private, public, and non-profit sectors worldwide to address major societal challenges. He serves on the board of Hope Street Group, The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, and Yale University, and was appointed in 2010 to the White House Council for Community Solutions.
He is a co-author of numerous reports on US competitiveness, including 'An Economy That Works: Job Creation and America's Future', 'Growth and Renewal in the US: Retooling America's Economic Engine', 'Changing the Fortunes of America's Workforce: A Human Capital Challenge', 'The Economic Impact of the Achievement Gap in America's Schools', and 'Winning by Degrees: The Strategies of Highly Productive Higher Education Institutions'.
Byron holds a B.A. in economics and political science from Yale University and a M. Phil. and D. Phil. in economics from Oxford University, and worked as an economist prior to McKinsey.