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Mastering Innovation: October 11, 2018

Host Saikat Chaudhuri is joined by Don Tapscott (Executive Chairman and Co-founder, Blockchain Research Institute) and Risto Siilasmaa (Chairman of Nokia and author of Transforming Nokia: The Power of Paranoid Optimism to Lead Through Colossal Change, Nokia) on the Thursday, October 11, 2018 edition of Mastering Innovation.

Air Date: Thursday, October 11, 2018 on SiriusXM 132

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Don Tapscott

Air Time: 4:00 pm
Featuring: Don Tapscott

Risto Siilasmaa

Air Time: 4:30 pm
Featuring: Risto Siilasmaa

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Don Tapscott

Executive Chairman and Co-founder, Blockchain Research Institute

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Don Tapscott, Executive Chairman of the Blockchain Research Institute, is one of the world’s leading authorities on the impact of technology on business and society. He has authored 16 books, including “Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything”, which has been translated into over 25 languages. Don’s most recent and ambitious book was coauthored with his son, Alex Tapscott, a globally recognized investor, advisor and speaker on blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies. “Blockchain Revolution: How the Technology Behind Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies is Changing the World” was published in May 2016 and is, according to Harvard Business School’s Clay Christensen, “the book, literally, on how to survive and thrive in this next wave of technology-driven disruption.” The paperback version of the book, updated with new material covering recent developments in the blockchain industry, was published in June 2018.

In 2017, Don and Alex co-founded the Blockchain Research Institute, whose 80+projects are the definitive investigation into blockchain strategy, use-cases, implementation challenges and organizational transformations. Don is a member of the Order of Canada and is ranked the 2nd most influential Management Thinker and the top Digital Thinker in the world by Thinkers50. He is an Adjunct Professor at INSEAD and Chancellor of Trent University in Ontario. It is hard to imagine anyone who has been more prolific, profound, and influential in explaining today’s technological revolutions and their impact on the world.

 

Personal Site- http://dontapscott.com

Book- https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1101980133/
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Risto Siilasmaa

Chairman of Nokia and author of Transforming Nokia: The Power of Paranoid Optimism to Lead Through Colossal Change, Nokia

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RISTO SIILASMAA, Chairman of Nokia since 2012 and Interim CEO in 2013 and 2014, has led the company in one of the most successful corporate reinventions to date. Through three transactions that he helped negotiate in just two years―the purchase of complete ownership of NSN, the sale of its core mobile phone business to Microsoft, and the recently announced acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent―Nokia has become, once again, a successful global technology leader. Siilasmaa is also the founder and chairman of F-Secure Corporation, a Finnish cybersecurity company.

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