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Andrew Wyckoff

OECD Directorate for Science, Technology and Industry
Andrew W. Wyckoff is the Director of the OECD’s Directorate for Science, Technology and Industry (STI) where he oversees OECD’s work on innovation, business dynamics, science and technology, information and communication technology policy as well as the statistical work associated with each of these areas.

From 2005 to 2009 Mr. Wyckoff was Head of the Information, Computer and Communications Policy (ICCP) division at the OECD which supports the organization’s work on information society as well as consumer policy issues. During this period he took responsibility for the organization of the OECD Ministerial Meeting on the Future of the Internet Economy in Seoul (17-18 June 2008) which resulted in the 2008 Seoul Declaration for the Future of the Internet Economy. Before heading ICCP, he was the head of STI’s Economic Analysis and Statistics Division, which develops methodological guidelines, collects statistics and undertakes empirical analysis in support of science, technology and innovation policy analysis. In addition, he co-chaired the US National Academies’ panel on Developing Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators for the Future.

His experience prior to the OECD includes being a program manager of the Information, Telecommunications and Commerce program of the US Congressional Office of Technology Assessment (OTA), an economist at the US National Science Foundation (NSF) and a programmer at The Brookings Institution.

Mr. Wyckoff holds a BA in Economics from the University of Vermont, and a Master of Public Policy from the JFK School of Government, Harvard University.