Government — Investor, Risk-taker, Innovator

Lecture video description from TED: Why doesn’t the government just get out of the way and let the private sector — the “real revolutionaries” — innovate? It’s rhetoric you hear everywhere, and Mariana Mazzucato wants to dispel it. In an energetic talk, she shows how the state — which many see as a slow, hunkering…

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How Do Economies, And Individuals, Thrive?

Description of Milken Institute Video: November 6, 2013 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. RAND Corporation How do economies, and individuals, thrive? It’s largely a matter of values and motivations, in the view of Nobel laureate Edmund Phelps. At this private Milken Institute event, presented in partnership with RAND Corporation, the renowned economist will offer a…

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Innovate Like IDEO: Meet the Dynasts of Design

Description of Milken Institute Video: David Kelley and Tom Kelley of IDEO Moderated by Patrick Adams of Secret Weapon Marketing October 24, 2013 Santa Monica They designed the first Apple mouse and created one of the first educational iPad apps. They developed a heart defibrillator that gives voice and visual instructions on how to use…

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Disruptors, Innovators and Entrepreneurs

Description of Milken Institute Video: Speakers: Joe Cerrell, Director, Europe and Middle East, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Ryan Kavanaugh, Founder and CEO, Relativity Media Nanxi Liu, CEO, Enplug, Inc.; Founder, Nanoly Bioscience Geoff McGrath, Managing Director, McLaren Applied Technologies Saad Mohseni, Chairman and CEO, Moby Group Moderator: Karen Finney, Host, “Disrupt with Karen Finney,”…

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How Improved Health and Longer Lives Drive Global Prosperity

Description of Milken Institute Video: Speakers: Thomas Frieden, Director, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Jonathan Gluck, Senior Executive, Heritage Provider Network, Inc. Carole Roan Gresenz, Jacobs Professor, Department of Health Systems Administration, Georgetown University; Adjunct Senior Economist, RAND Corp. Michael Harsh, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, GE Healthcare Peter Margolis, Professor of…

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Revitalizing Healthcare Innovation

Innovate to improve care patient outcomes, our healthcare systems, and medical devices and products with our healthcare innovation training resources. Below is a video on revitalizing healthcare. Description of Stanford Business School Video: The long-overdue application of information technology to healthcare is enabling unprecedented innovation in the field. This discussion, led by Tom McKinley, Partner at…

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Rethinking Healthcare Delivery: Choosing New Technologies

Focus on learning to innovate for better healthcare delivery, patient outcomes, care, and help your healthcare system. Whether you are a part of a clinic or hospital or pharma or medical device company, see these healthcare innovation training resources. Below is a video on rethinking healthcare delivery. Description of Stanford Business School Video: In recent years,…

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Lead Through Vision, Not Division

Description of Stanford Business School Video: Qualcomm CEO Dr. Paul E. Jacobs explains why sharing the vision for the company, rather than a detailed strategic plan, is the best way to go about being an innovative company. In the event of running into an obstacle, workers can get a sense for what they should do…

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Transformative Change in America’s Schools

University Video Description from Harvard: On October 23, 2013, Michele Cahill headlined an Askwith Forum entitled “Transformative Change in America’s Schools” in Longfellow Hall at HGSE.

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Reinventing Education

University Video Description from Harvard: HGSE Dean James Ryan introduces Anant Agarwal, the President of edX.

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