Randall S. Wright is a Senior Liaison Officer with MIT’s Industrial Liaison Program. He manages the interface between the managements of companies, headquartered in the United States and Europe, and the senior administration and faculty of MIT. As a Senior Liaison Officer for MIT, he leads teams of researchers and faculty members in providing on-going emerging technology intelligence and strategic advice for the world’s leading technology companies. He is a sought-after speaker, delivering keynote speeches focused on emerging technology opportunities and challenges, and counter-intuitive insights in executive panels and discussions. Randall draws on extensive experience advising executives on a range of emerging technology areas including green buildings, water efficiency, energy storage, biofuels, advanced materials, and photovoltaics. He provides navigation and recommendations on the emerging technologies and adoption landscapes critical to future business growth, as well as creation, development, and execution of programs of research between industry and MIT. Prior to becoming a Senior Liaison Officer for MIT, Randall was a Marketing Manager for Pfizer, Inc., a major U.S. pharmaceuticals company. He was also a Strategic Planning Analyst for Pennzoil Company–a Fortune 500 oil and natural resources company. Randall is an invited lecturer at Northeastern University’s Executive M.B.A. Program where he lectures on innovation and corporate strategy.