Clayton Christensen to Deliver Keynote Address At Technology Review's TR100.Business/Technology Editors
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 6, 2002
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Technology Review, MIT's award-winning magazine of innovation, today announced that Clayton Christensen, entrepreneur, educator, and author of "The Innovator's Dilemma: When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail", has been chosen to deliver one of the keynote addresses at TR100, the publication's second conference and awards ceremony honoring the world's Top 100 Young Innovators and Leaders in technology and business. The event's theme, "The Innovation Economy: How Technology is Transforming Existing Businesses and Creating New Ones," which includes a full day of conference sessions and panel discussions followed by an evening awards ceremony, will take place May 22 - 24, 2002 at Kresge Auditorium on the MIT MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology campus.
Professor Christensen's keynote will focus on the process of innovation and the controllable variables that affect the probability of success in organizations. This topic is based on content included in his follow-on book to "The Innovator's Dilemma", which is expected this summer.
A Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School Harvard Business School, officially named the Harvard Business School: George F. Baker Foundation, and also known as HBS, is one of the graduate schools of Harvard University. , Christensen's research and writing interests center on the management of technological innovation, developing organizational capabilities, and finding new markets for new technologies. His book, "The Innovator's Dilemma: When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail", was a national bestseller. Christensen holds a B.A. with highest honors in economics from Brigham Young University Brigham Young University, at Provo, Utah; Latter-Day Saints; coeducational; opened as an academy in 1875 and became a university in 1903. It is noted for its law and business schools. (1975), and an M.Phil. in economics from Oxford University (1977), where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar.
Hosted by Technology Review's Editor-in-Chief John Benditt and CNBC's Consuelo Mack, TR100 acknowledges and celebrates 100 young individuals whose innovative work in business and technology has a profound impact on today's world. Nominees are recognized for their contribution in transforming the nature of technology in industries such as biotechnology, computing, energy, medicine, manufacturing, nanotechnology, telecommunications and transportation. The unparalleled panel of judges Panel of Judges is an indie pop band from Melbourne, Australia. Members
--Dr. David Baltimore, President, California Institute of Technology California Institute of Technology, at Pasadena, Calif.; originally for men, became coeducational in 1970; founded 1891 as Throop Polytechnic Institute; called Throop College of Technology, 1913–20.
--Alfred Berkeley III, Vice Chairman, NASDAQ NASDAQ
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--Richard Demillo, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Hewlett-Packard
--Dr. Philippe Janson, Vice President, IBM Academy of Technology IBM's Academy of Technology is an independent body within IBM. It consists of around 300 of IBM's technical leaders from all lines of business. New members are elected by the Academy membership on an annual basis based on their technical leadership, technical contributions and
--Dr. Robert M. Metcalfe, Venture Partner, Polaris Venture Partners
--Dr. Cherry A. Murray, Senior Vice President of Physical Science Research, Bell Labs/Lucent Technologies
--Nicholas Negroponte, Director, MIT Media Laboratory
--Dr. Judith Rodin, President, University of Pennsylvania (body, education) University of Pennsylvania - The home of ENIAC and Machiavelli.
Address: Philadelphia, PA, USA.
"In any economy, and in any business sector reliant on technology developments, ongoing innovation is key to growth and achievement. This year 's TR100, designed around The Innovation Economy theme, will combine high-level, high-value discussions with the public recognition of the top 100 young innovative leaders in technology and business," said R. Bruce Journey, CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. and publisher of Technology Review. "We're pleased to have Professor Christensen, considered one of the top leaders, educators and authors in the area of innovation, as a keynote speaker."
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