In Memoriam: Professor Clayton M. Christensen

By Craig Hatkoff, Co-Founder, Disruptor Foundation and Disruptor Awards;Co-Founder Tribeca Film Festival By Rabbi Irwin Kula, Co-Founder, Disruptor Foundation and President, Clal, The National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership Photo courtesy of The Disruptor Foundation “A professor, a rabbi and an entrepreneur walk into a bar….” As it turns out, the professor doesn’t drink, and the “bar” is the ...

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MOFI Acquires Innovation Excellence

Innovation Excellence On Fire

Noted Disruptor, Shawn Nason, Embraces the Opportunity to Lead the Global Community of Innovation Practitioners Cincinnati, Ohio (Tuesday, February 11, 2020) – Speaker, thought leader and CEO of MOFI, Shawn Nason, announced a new adventure in the world of innovation and disruption, with the acquisition of Innovation Excellence, the acknowledged online home of the global innovation community. Since 2006, founders ...

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Hire The Future

You’re about to hire someone in a key role. Your first question? “Tell me about your previous experience in this field.” OK, I get it, you want experience, a veteran, someone who knows their way around the space, who’s been there, done that. Fair enough. But is that always the right question, the most important question? The answer is, it ...

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Why Intel Sees Its Future In Heterogeneous Computing

In 1936, Alan Turing’s published a breakthrough paper describing a universal computer which could be programmed to do any task. Essentially, he argued that rather than having different machines for different tasks, a single machine, using a system of ones and zeroes, could be programmed to do any task. Today, we can see Turing’s vision writ large. Digital technology pervades ...

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What is Your Global Digital Health Strategy?

WHO has released new recommendations on 10 ways that countries can use digital health technology, accessible via mobile phones, tablets and computers, to improve people’s health and essential services. However, implementing these ideas around the globe will require : Overcoming the barriers to dissemination and implementation Creating a global cybernervous system Transforming sick care to health care Transforming a sick ...

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“I think, therefore I am” … said the machine to the stunned humans

She didn’t actually say it like that. She might have asked “to be or not to be?” and insisted that “that is the question”.  In any case, machines are already up to asking profound existential questions. On 11th February 2019 a very unusual event marked the latest man-versus-machine challenge: a debate on whether we should subsidize pre-schools or not. In ...

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Five Podcasts That Will Help You Stay Relevant, Gain the Advantage and Win: In Other Words Be More Human in an Age of Technology Take-over

I often get asked questions such as, “How do I add value now that this software can do part of my job?” or “is there a role for me now that Artificial Intelligence is taking over the world?” My answer is always this: “You could find yourself on the fast path to irrelevancy or you can adapt, elevate your game, ...

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