Synopsis: A year-and-a-half since the global pandemic turned our lives upside down, serious flaws in our societal and economic systems have come to light. For leaders eager to seize this unique moment in history to jumpstart their organizations, the question is, Now what? In the fall issue of Rotman Management, we explore some of the mindsets, insights and operating principles that will be required to thrive in the post-pandemic world. Join us to hear from four of our contributors.
About the speakers and their talks:
Andreas Park on Cryptocurrency: What You Need to Know
Andreas Park is a Professor of Finance co-appointed to the Rotman School of Management and the Department of Management at the UofT Mississauga. He serves as Research Director at FinHub, Rotman’s Financial Innovation Lab; is co-founder of the LedgerHub, the UofT’s blockchain research lab; is a lab economist for blockchain at the Creative Destruction Lab; is an economic advisor to Conflux Network; and is a consultant to the Ontario Securities Commission.
Carmina Ravanera on The Recovery Policies We Need
Carmina Ravanera is a Research Associate at the Institute for Gender and the Economy (GATE) at the Rotman School of Management. Prior to joining GATE, she was an Analytics Manager at the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion. She is the co-author of “A Feminist Economic Recovery Plan for Canada: Making the Economy Work for Everyone”, co-authored by GATE and YWCA Canada.
Navi Radjou on The Era of the Conscious Business
Innovation expert and best-selling author Navi Radjou is a Fellow at the University of Cambridge’s Judge School of Business and a faculty member at the World Economic Forum. He has written three books, including From Smart to Wise: Acting and Leading with Wisdom. Navi has received the prestigious Thinkers50 Innovation Award, given to a management thinker reshaping how we think about and practice innovation.
Jennifer Nachshen on Behavioural Insights for Value Creation
Jennifer Nachshen (Rotman MBA’17) is a Consulting Director at Bond Brand Management and a Sessional Lecturer for Rotman Commerce, where she teaches the Business Design course to undergraduate students. In addition to her Rotman MBA, she holds a PhD in Clinical Psychology from Queens University.
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