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January 2019

Marc Effron with 8 Steps to High Performance: Focus On What You Can Change (Ignore the Rest)

January 11, 2019
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Marc Effron is the founder and President of the Talent Strategy Group where he leads the firm's global consulting, education, executive search, and publishing businesses. He advises the world's premier organizations on how to build high-performing talent. Marc founded and publishes Talent Quarterly magazine and is coauthor of the bestselling book, One Page Talent Management (Harvard Business Review Press). About 8 Steps to High Performance: Focus On What You Can Change (Ignore the Rest) What Really Works There's no shortage of…

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Kevin Werbach with The Blockchain and the New Architecture of Trust

January 29, 2019
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Kevin Werbach is Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Founder of the technology consulting firm Supernova Group, he has advised the FCC and Department of Commerce on communication policy. He is the coauthor of For the Win: How Game Thinking Can Revolutionize Your Business. About The Blockchain and the New Architecture of Trust How the blockchain―a system built on foundations of mutual mistrust―can become trustworthy. The blockchain entered the world on January…

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February 2019

John P. Carlin with Dawn of the Code War: America’s Battle Against Russia, China, and the Rising Global Cyber Threat

February 5, 2019
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John P. Carlin is the former Assistant Attorney General for National Security under Barack Obama, where he worked to protect the country against international and domestic terrorism, espionage, cyber, and other national security threats. A career federal prosecutor and graduate of Harvard Law School, John has spent much of the last decade working at the center of the nation's response to the rise of terrorism and cyber threats, including serving as National Coordinator of the Justice Department's Computer Hacking and Intellectual…

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Sam Schwartz with No One at the Wheel: Driverless Cars and the Road of the Future

February 12, 2019
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Sam Schwartz, a.k.a. "Gridlock Sam," is one of the leading transportation experts in the United States today. He served as New York City's traffic commissioner and the New York City Department of Transportation's chief engineer. Schwartz currently runs Sam Schwartz Engineering and is a columnist at the New York Daily News. He has been profiled by the New Yorker, New York Times, and many other national publications. Schwartz lives in New York City and owns a Volvo that can drive without him. About No…

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March 2019

Edward Tenner with The Efficiency Paradox: What Big Data Can’t Do

March 12, 2019
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Edward Tenner is a distinguished scholar of the Smithsonian's Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation and a visiting scholar in the Rutgers University Department of History. He was a visiting lecturer at the Humanities Council at Princeton, and has held visiting research positions at the Institute for Advanced Study and the University of Pennsylvania. His essays and reviews have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, The Wilson Quarterly, and…

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