Will Thompson is the VP & Managing Director of Forbes Insights (the research and analyst practice of Forbes Media) and the Publisher of Forbes AI, a new magazine dedicated to the business and technology of artificial intelligence. An expert in the ways technology is transforming business and business model reinvention, Mr. Thompson came to Forbes from the Economist Intelligence Unit where he advised Global 2000 corporations and venture-backed start-ups on communicating to C-level executives about digital technologies and transformation. Prior to joining the Economist, he served as CEO of a boutique hedge fund communications consulting firm and launched two niche publications. A classically trained operatic singer, Will has a degree in music and an MBA, both from the University of Miami.