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The New Old - What Opportunities Await in the Longevity Economy?

The New Old – What Opportunities Await in the Longevity Economy?

Advances in healthcare and technology mean people expect to live longer, better lives than they might have imagined even three decades ago. What opportunities await in the longevity economy? By 2030, one in every five residents in the US will be over the age of 65. It’s the first time in the nation’s history that … Continued

Six Traits of an Agile Leader

Six Traits of an Agile Leader

Agile organizations require leaders who are perceptive, comfortable with their various roles, and clear about their path to value.   According to some estimates, up to 80% of all strategies never achieve their intended results. Rather than describing these disappointments as “failures of execution,” leaders can instead see it as an opportunity for change. As … Continued

One Company’s Path to Artificial Intelligence

One Company’s Path to Artificial Intelligence

From bits and bytes to thinking machines: Rahul Kanodia ’94 has repeatedly transformed his company to create a global powerhouse. The story of Datamatics is the story of the rise of big data and artificial intelligence. The Mumbai-based information technology consulting firm began 40 years ago as a low-cost data processing company, but through the … Continued

Thumbs Down to Facebook’s Cryptocurrency

Thumbs Down to Facebook’s Cryptocurrency

Facebook’s launch of Libra reveals much about what is wrong with twenty-first-century American capitalism. Facebook and some of its corporate allies have decided that what the world really needs is another cryptocurrency, and that launching one is the best way to use the vast talents at their disposal. The fact that Facebook thinks so reveals … Continued

7 Books Thought Leaders Are Reading This Summer

7 Books Thought Leaders Are Reading This Summer

It’s summer, and many of us are scaling down our ambition — at least as far as reading lists go. Scholarly tomes are shoved to the back of the bookshelf. Out come lighter, more palatable novels and celebrity bios, ready to tote on vacation. Not so our Chazen Senior Scholars. They plan to use the … Continued

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