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Adrienne  Harris

Adrienne Harris

Senior Advisor, Washington, D.C.

Adrienne Harris is a Professor of the Practice at the University of Michigan, where she is a Gates Foundation Senior Research Fellow with the Center for Finance, Law and Policy.

She is an early-stage investor and advises fintech companies, longstanding financial institutions and large venture capital firms. Most recently, Adrienne was the founding Chief Business Officer and General Counsel of a San Francisco-based insurtech start-up, for which she is now an Advisor. Adrienne serves on the Board of Directors for the Financial Health Network (formerly CFSI), Beneficial State Bank and Homie Inc., as well as several advisory boards, and as a Term Member on the Council of Foreign Relations. 

Adrienne was a Special Assistant to President Obama for Economic Policy at the National Economic Council in the Obama White House. She joined the White House from the U.S. Department of the Treasury, where she served as Senior Advisor to the Deputy Secretary. Prior to that, she was an Associate at Sullivan & Cromwell.

Adrienne holds a JD from Columbia Law School where she was a member of the Law Review, a Master of Business Administration with specializations in Economics and Management from New York University Stern School of Business and a Bachelor of Arts in Government and Spanish from Georgetown University.