Thursday, February 28, 3:00 – 4:30 PM
Independent Matters: Youth Culture and Social Media
With a refreshing global perspective, Soumitra Dutta is an authority on all aspects of innovation in the knowledge economy. He focuses on how to drive business growth through the right combination of innovative people and technology – especially relevant in the current climate when innovation is the best answer for thriving today and emerging stronger in a post-crisis world.
Dutta has co-written several important books on technology-enabled business innovation.The Bright Stuff shares secrets of successful innovation, teaching the skills and attitudes of the digital economy innovators. InInnovating at the Top, Dutta offers proven ways leaders can improve innovation performance, distilled from interviews with the CEOs of nine highly-innovative international corporations. His recent book,Throwing Sheep in the Boardroom, reveals how online social networking is transforming our personal lives, organizations, and behavior as consumers and citizens.
For the World Economic Forum, Dutta has co-edited eight annual reports on the impact of information technology on development and national competitiveness. He is the dean of the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University. Previously, Dutta served as the Roland Berger Professor of Business and Technology and founder and academic director of ELab at INSEAD. [From Conference Site]
Faculty Page on INSEAD: http://insead.edu/facultyresearch/faculty/profiles/sdutta/