Associate Chancellor Nils Gilman is a strategic advisor to the Chancellor and responsible for the effective administrative organization and daily functioning of the Office of the Chancellor. Prior to joining the Chancellor’s staff in 2014, Nils was the founding Executive Director of Social Science Matrix. He spent the previous 13 years as an executive at various software and consulting firms, including Salesforce.com and the Monitor Group. The author of Mandarins of the Future: Modernization Theory in Cold War America and numerous other publications on history, politics, and technology, Nils holds a B.A. (1993), M.A. (1995) and Ph.D. (2000) in History from Berkeley.