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Reimagination Thought Leaders' Summit 2016: Keynote speech - New Business Models and Value Creation in the Information Age
To see what’s happening at the Reimagination Thought Leaders' Summit in Sydney, watch the live stream on 1 December 2016. We'll feature our international keynote speaker Prof Andrew McAfee, MIT scientist and cofounder of the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy. McAfee will discuss new business models and value creation in the information age.
Live Stream Schedule
- Thursday, 1 December 4.00pm AEDT (Sydney)
Make sure to follow the summit live on Twitter at #reimagination
About The Speaker: Professor Andrew McAfee
Andrew McAfee (@amcafee), a principal research scientist at MIT and cofounder of its Initiative on the Digital Economy, studies how computer technologies are changing business, the economy, and society. His 2014 book on these topics, The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies (co-authored with Erik Brynjolfsson) has been both a New York Times and Wall Street Journal top ten bestseller. He writes two blogs, academic papers, and articles for publications including Harvard Business Review, The Economist, The Wall St. Journal, and The New York Times. He’s talked about his work on The Charlie Rose Show and 60 Minutes, at TED and the Aspen Ideas Festival, with Tom Friedman, and in front of many other global and domestic audiences.
McAfee was educated at Harvard and MIT. He lives in Cambridge, watches too much Red Sox baseball, doesn’t ride his motorcycle enough, and starts his weekends with the NYT Saturday crossword.