Members of the External Advisory Council are drawn from a range of backgrounds and expertise and guide the dean on a number of topics as well as help strengthen the college’s networks, connections, and resources around the world.

The council is co-chaired by Martha L. Minow, 300th Anniversary University Professor at Harvard University and former Dean of Harvard Law School, and David M. Siegel ’91, Co-Chairman of Two Sigma Investments and member of the MIT Corporation 2017-2019.

Colin Angle


Ash Carter

Belfer Center at Harvard University

Jennifer Chayes

University of California, Berkeley

Maria Klawe

Harvey Mudd College

Martha Minow

Harvard Law School

Eric Schmidt

Alphabet Inc.

David Siegel

Two Sigma

Eric Yuan


Diana Chapman Walsh

MIT Corporation