André Dua

André Dua

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André Dua is a Senior Partner in McKinsey and Company’s New York office. He is the Founding Chairman of McKinsey Academy, a digital platform designed to change the way people are prepared for the world of work in the private, public, and social sectors. McKinsey Academy has built a distinctive digital learning platform with edX, and created a set of rich courses and (blended) programs on management and leadership taught by leading business practitioners.  

He previously co-led McKinsey’s education practice. He works on a range of issues for global and domestic universities both public and private. His work spans university and system strategy, access and completion, program review, R&D strategy, and the future of higher education. He is the author or co-author of numerous articles, including “5 Ways to Make College More Affordable for All Americans” in The Atlantic and “Embrace Parallel Universes” for

He is the Founder of the Gotham Space Agency, a group dedicated to exploring the frontier of space and inspiring the next generation of citizen scientists. The Agency's first mission involves launching the Brooklyn's first-ever "manned" satellite into space, in partnership with MIT and in collaboration with Google. 

He was named one of 100 Global Leaders for Tomorrow by the World Economic Forum. He was previously Vice-Chair of the Board of the United Way of New York City and currently serves on the Board of the Brooklyn Academy of Music, and the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership.

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