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Topic: Entrepreneurship and the Future of Education
Feature Guest: Arun Sundararajan, Professor of Entrepreneurship and Technology at NYU; Author of ‘The Sharing Economy’
– When looking into the future, if you have to choose, what is the one thing that excites you, and what is the one thing that ‘upsets’ you?
– Does the gig economy imply that we must all be entrepreneurial?
– How would it play out in a decentralized sharing economy when everything is so fluid, such as numerous job pathways and global online communities with no nationality?
– How do you perceive the balance of the physical and digital economies?
– Is the digital/sharing economy still operating under the present authorization/government structure, or will a new regulatory framework, such as DAOs, be implemented?
– What stage are we at in terms of achieving the sharing economy? T
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About Arun Sundararajan:
Arun Sundararajan is the Harold Price Professor of Entrepreneurship and Professor of Technology, Operations and Statistics at New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business, and an affiliated faculty member at NYU’s Center for Data Science and NYU’s Center for Urban Science+Progress. His best-selling book, “The Sharing Economy,” published by the MIT Press, was the winner of a 2017 Axiom Best Business Books Award, and has been translated into five languages.
Arun’s work studies how digital technologies transform business, government and civil society. His recent focus has been on the future of capitalism, artificial intelligence and platform-enabled change, antitrust policy in tech, digital trust and the digital future of work. He has published over 50 peer-reviewed scientific papers and over 40 op-eds. His scholarship has been recognized by numerous Best Paper awards and faculty awards. He has given hundreds of invited keynote and plenary talks globally. He has provided expert input as part of Congressional testimony, testimony to the European Parliament, the United Nations, and to various city, state and federal government agencies internationally.
Arun has been a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Councils on Technology, Values and Policy and the New Economic Agenda. He is a 2016 Thinkers50 Radar Thinker. He is an advisor or board member of organizations that include the National Academy of Science, the Carnegie Council, the City of New York, the City of Seoul, Walmart, Rally Rd., the Female Founders Fund, the Internet Society of China, OuiShare, Samasource and the National League of Cities. He is an occasional angel investor. He helps tech companies with issues of strategy, litigation and regulation, and non-tech companies with forecasting and addressing changes induced by digital technologies.