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Thursday, May 19 • 9:35am - 9:50am
Nilofer Merchant: "Be Warned: Copy Silicon Valley and You Will Surely Fail"

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About 20 months ago, Nilofer arrived in Paris from Silicon Valley. While she's been here, she's been researching how new and novel ideas dent the world for an upcoming book (Onlyness, Penguin/2017). The European context combined with the discovery writing process has made her realize how much the truth doesn't match the myths and narratives of Silicon Valley: in fact, they are the opposite. 

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Nilofer Merchant

Author, The Social Era, Harvard Business Review
Nilofer Merchant has gone from admin to CEO to Corporate Director of a NASDAQtraded company along her 20-year career. She is called the "Jane Bond of Innovation". Besides being a notable TED2013 speaker, her latest book, 11 Rules for Creating Value in the #SocialEra, published by Harvard Business Review Press, was... Read More →

Thursday May 19, 2016 9:35am - 9:50am CEST