Tim Smith of Skidmore Studio says that he’s so excited to speak at Techonomy Detroit, he’s already picking out what shoes to wear. More importantly, he’s already formulating his slant on the session he’ll appear in, “Is Detroit the Next Berlin?” moderated by Justin Fox of the Harvard Business Review. Smith questions the premise of using the success or failure of other cities as a benchmark for what we should expect from Detroit. Detroit, he believes, is incomparable, and must strive to define success on its own terms. Smith unabashedly proclaims that he’ll debate anyone who argues otherwise.
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