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i4j Thought Leader: Thorkil Sonne

By David Nordfors / May 23, 2017 / Comments Off on i4j Thought Leader: Thorkil Sonne
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Thorkil Sonne, director and president of the Specialisterne Foundation,  which finds high quality employment for people with autism Producer: Martin Wasserman

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i4j Thought Leader: Daniel Doktori

By David Nordfors / May 23, 2017 / Comments Off on i4j Thought Leader: Daniel Doktori
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Daniel Doktori is chief of staff and general counsel of Credly, a company that enables you to develop your own set of digital credentials that you control, and that employers can rely on for accuracy. Producer: Martin Wasserman

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i4j Thought Leader: Phil Auerswald

By David Nordfors / May 23, 2017 / Comments Off on i4j Thought Leader: Phil Auerswald
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Philip Auerswald, founding Executive Director of the Global Entrepreneurship Research Network and author of “The Code Economy: A Forty-Thousand Year History.” Producer: Martin Wasserman

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i4j Thought Leader: Esther Wojcicki

By David Nordfors / May 23, 2017 / Comments Off on i4j Thought Leader: Esther Wojcicki
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Esther Wojcicki, founder and long time director of the Palo Alto H.S. journalism program, and author of the recent book “Moonshots in Education.” Producer: Martin Wasserman

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i4j Thought Leader: Marc Prensky

By David Nordfors / May 23, 2017 / Comments Off on i4j Thought Leader: Marc Prensky
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Marc Prensky, founder of the Global Future Education Foundation and author of the recent book “Education to Better Their World.” Producer: Martin Wasserman

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i4j Thought Leader: Brandon Busteed

By David Nordfors / May 23, 2017 / Comments Off on i4j Thought Leader: Brandon Busteed
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Brandon Busteed leads Gallup’s education work across K-12 and higher education. Producer: Martin Wasserman FutureTalk TV

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Coolabilities Presented at the UN Autism Advantage Event

By David Nordfors / April 1, 2017 / Comments Off on Coolabilities Presented at the UN Autism Advantage Event
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    Here is my speech at the World Autism Advantage Event at the United Nations, March 31 2017: (more about coolabilities here) Ladies and Gentlemen,  I thank the organizers for inviting me to such an important event and all of you for being here. Everyone has strengths and weaknesses. But once someone is called … Read moreCoolabilities Presented at the UN Autism Advantage Event

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GOOD JOBS AS A SERVICE (GJAAS) The Customer Needs to Earn A Living

By David Nordfors / February 24, 2017 / Comments Off on GOOD JOBS AS A SERVICE (GJAAS) The Customer Needs to Earn A Living
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“Good Jobs As A Service (GJAAS) – The Customer Needs to Earn A Living ” is the provocative theme of the i4j Yearly Summit 2017 From the worker’s point of view, a job is a service for earning a living.  Every worker wants a good service, but it is difficult to find. People will bribe and pull strings … Read moreGOOD JOBS AS A SERVICE (GJAAS) The Customer Needs to Earn A Living

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Conference: “German i4j-Summit – Innovation for Jobs”

By i4j team / April 7, 2016 / Comments Off on Conference: “German i4j-Summit – Innovation for Jobs”
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Digitalization and automation are moving forward, while currently destroying more jobs than  they are creating. Against this backdrop, the Hasso Plattner Institute is holding the conference “German i4j-Summit – Innovation for Jobs” on May 11th and 12th.The conference, which is being organized by the California initiative i4j (Innovation for Jobs), focuses on the labor market … Read moreConference: “German i4j-Summit – Innovation for Jobs”

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i4j Book: Disrupting Unemployment

By David Nordfors / March 24, 2016 / Comments Off on i4j Book: Disrupting Unemployment
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  “Disrupting Unemployment” (on Amazon) by i4j co-founders David Nordfors and Vint Cerf, along with  managing editor Max Senges published by the i4j Leadership Forum and the Kauffman Foundation, has been released.  The book reframes the future of work, from the “race against the machine” to “Disrupting Unemployment”, with Vint Cerf and David Nordfors presenting a combination the  i4j Leadership Forum and their own … Read morei4j Book: Disrupting Unemployment

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