Innovation for Jobs

Innovation for Jobs

Innovating a human
future of work

The People Centered Economy

David Nordfors

i4j Menlo Park: Jerry Michalski

By David Nordfors / July 17, 2014 / Comments Off on i4j Menlo Park: Jerry Michalski
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“…we are entering an economy of relationships where we need trust and authentic relationships.” Jerry Michalski, Founder, Relationship Economy eXpedition (REX) Founder of REX (Relationship Economy eXpedition) Consumer mass market capitalism is not working 2008 financial crisis Resource limits The next system is an economy of relationships Need for trust and authentic relationships Sharing economy is … Read morei4j Menlo Park: Jerry Michalski

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i4j Menlo Park: Sven Otto Littorin

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“How can we make sure people, that we actually know what people know and how can we make sure that people keep on learning things over the course of their career in the labor market.” Sven Otto Littorin, Former President European Council of Ministers, former Swedish Employment Minister, co-founder of I4J Summit Validation and Accreditation are … Read morei4j Menlo Park: Sven Otto Littorin

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i4j Menlo Park: Gene Lim

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“You have a unique culture where students, mentors, and thought leaders working at companies and other organizations come together and they’re really communal about it, they collaborate together.” Gene Lim, CEO of the May12 social Marketing agency Challenges faced by entrepreneurs Mentorship Peer to peer network Access Collaborative Opportunities What makes an entrepreneurs Aspiration to … Read morei4j Menlo Park: Gene Lim

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i4j Menlo Park: Mikko Kosonen

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“Our (sitra) role, mission by the (Finnish) Parliament is to challenge the government…be a change agent in the country.” Mikko Kosonen, President of Sitra, the Finnish Innovation Fund PresidentofSitra Sitra is an organization that operates under the Finnish parliament but is separate from the government Sitra is in charge of its own endowment capital Sitra … Read morei4j Menlo Park: Mikko Kosonen

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i4j Menlo Park: Richard Allan Horning

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“What I’m talking about is…the discouraging of people who have talent, who have industry, who can create wealth, who can create jobs from coming here.” Richard Allan Horning, Attorney at ReedSmith specializing in Technology and Internet law America has been and is a hub for foreign entrepreneurs America’s immigration and education policies are create barriers … Read morei4j Menlo Park: Richard Allan Horning

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i4j Menlo Park: Ken Gabriel

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“I’m interested in challenging this group to come up with new ways of accrediting skills that someone has acquired.” Ken Gabriel, Deputy Director, Advanced Technology and Project Education and lifelong learning How to accredit job skills How to accredit education How to accredit practical and applicable job skills MOOCs are too focused on providing information … Read morei4j Menlo Park: Ken Gabriel

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i4j Menlo Park: John Furrier

By David Nordfors / July 15, 2014 / Comments Off on i4j Menlo Park: John Furrier
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“We cover all those little issue around technology and how it impacts society.” John Furrier, Founder and CEO of SiliconANGLE.com Silicon ANGLE that focuses on technologies impact on society Technology enhances social interaction Traditional market models are dislocated with new technology There are issues with social networking but technology will solve these problems New filters … Read morei4j Menlo Park: John Furrier

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i4j Menlo Park: Yves Doz

By David Nordfors / July 14, 2014 / Comments Off on i4j Menlo Park: Yves Doz
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Yves Doz, Professor of Technological Innovation at the INSEAD Graduate Business School “The main expectation on my part is innovation comes from multiple strands or steams of knowledge coming together and, as a conference,…that brings very different people and a mix of very interesting people, so I hope that something really new, new ideas, new … Read morei4j Menlo Park: Yves Doz

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i4j Menlo Park: Carol Dahl

By David Nordfors / July 14, 2014 / Comments Off on i4j Menlo Park: Carol Dahl
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“We think invention is a critical part of the economy and a way to actually create businesses and create jobs for the future.” Carol Dahl, Executive Director of The Lemelson Foundation Inventiveness is critical for economic success Not many blanket economic solutions Effective economic solutions practiced by the US are not necessarily applicable in foreign … Read morei4j Menlo Park: Carol Dahl

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