leadership

David Agus Calls for Healthcare Leadership at Techonomy NYC

At Techonomy NYC last week, physician and author David Agus outlined a dazzling vision of a healthier society driven by digital and other tech innovations. But getting there requires leadership we now lack. We also...

How to Succeed at Crowdsourcing Innovation

Vigilant business leaders fear becoming irrelevant. We must encourage our employees to want to innovate – not because they are under threat, but because they are eager to be engaged. Much of an organization’s best...

Google’s Six Values for Business Leadership in an Age of Reimagination

The most important characteristic of successful business leaders today is the ability to embrace, inspire, and manage change. At Google, we’ve had 15 years of experience with these changes first hand. In my role as...

Educating Executives to Disrupt, Not Be Disrupted

Much has been written about how technology is transforming education. Still more has been written about how technology is driving disruption in business. Less explored is a question posed by the intersection of those ideas:...

Should CEOs Tweet?

Multi-millionaire investor Marc Andreessen is tweeting up a storm. Since rejoining Twitter Jan. 1, Andreessen has issued close to 200 Tweets (prior to that, he had tweeted just twice in more than five years)—commenting on...

How to Be an Optimist in a Pessimistic Time

It's no secret that technology is changing the world. Unfortunately, there are a surprising number of people who don't get it. Many of them, even more unfortunately, are important leaders in business, other powerful instutitions,...

Citi’s Deborah Hopkins on Horizontal Business Models

In this session from Techonomy 2011, in Tuscon, Ariz., Techonomy's Adam Ludwig asks Deborah Hopkins, Chairman of Venture Capital Initiatives and Chief Information Officer at Citi, about the shift from vertical business models to horizontal...

Kevin Johnson of Juniper Networks on the Challenges of Disrupting Hierarchies

In this session from Techonomy 2011 in Tuscon, Ariz. Kevin Johnson, CEO of Juniper Networks, describes the different structural models businesses must evolve through, and the challenges they face in doing so. Moving from a...

Marissa Mayer on Encouraging Idea-Sharing in the Workplace

In this session from Techonomy 2011 in Tuscon, Ariz., CEO of Yahoo! and former Vice President of Consumer Products at Google, describes how an open work environment in offices encourages networking and idea sharing. She...

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