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John Hagel
Works at Center for the Edge
Attended Harvard Business School
Lives in Burlingame, California
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The Marketing Journal picked up my blog post suggesting that robots might help us to restore our humanity bit.ly/2bvVCGh
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We have so much more to understand about the brain - it is a complex adaptive system
Summary: Researchers report the variability in brain signals do not concern noise, as had previously been thought.Source: University of Amsterdam.The brain is well capable of coping with the e
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A preview of perspective on potential disruption of financial services we'll be sharing at the Innotribe gathering at Sibos, the global banking conference 
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Maybe we're not all that different - chimpanzees reward cooperation and punish freeloaders 
Recent research challenges the notion that our closest animal relatives don’t like working as a team
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You don't grow like a line. You grow like a mess. 3 nonlinear growth principles to make a gigantic glorious mess by +Umair Haque
We Are Little Shining Balls of Imperfection
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Beware of Big Data - the price of anarchy is well worth paying if we want to preserve innovation through serendipity 
With big data, we can multiply our options and filter out things we don’t want to see. But there is much to be said for making discoveries through pure serendipity: contingency and randomness often furnish the transformational or counterintuitive ideas that propel humanity forward.
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Our society started to go down the tubes when pinball arrived . . . 
Readers will recall the hysterical efforts of “Dr.” Frederic Wertham to protect children from the dangers of comic books; pinball machines faced a similar challenge……
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“Professionalism” as we have known it is dead. Everywhere amateurs are now winning… 
Amateurs are winning: is it a bad thing?
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Microbes are fundamentally social organisms living in a cliquish world where you hang out with your friends 
Microorganisms may seem like simple beings, miniscule entities floating through a flash-in-the-pan existence. And yet, despite their diminutive size and limited genomes, microbes live remarkably social lives, by turns shunning, attacking, embracing, and ignoring their neighbors. In a recent article in Nature Reviews Microbiology, Carey Nadell, Knut Drescher, and Kevin Foster highlight these interactions, focusing …
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Killer app of the Internet of Things isn’t a thing at all—it is services delivered by an unlikely cast of characters 
The Internet of Things is here, and it isn’t a thing—it is services via connected devices, writes Christopher Mims.
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What feeds the ISIS recruiting pipeline? Countries where ethnic/religious minorities are isolated an not assimilated 
A look at the factors that may be serving to radicalize attackers.
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London museum traces origins of Silicon Valley back to hippies and subversive visionaries - it started on the edge 
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Work
Occupation
Management consultant
Employment
  • Center for the Edge
    Co-Chairman, 2007 - present
  • John Hagel & Associates
    Principal, 2001 - 2007
  • 12 Entrepreneuring
    Chief Strategy Officer, 2000 - 2001
  • McKinsey & Company
    Principal, 1984 - 2000
  • Atari
    Chief Strategy Officer, 1982 - 1984
  • Sequoia Group
    Founder and CEO, 1980 - 1982
  • Boston Consulting Group
    Consultant, 1978 - 1980
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Currently
Burlingame, California
Previously
Outside the United States - different countries - Venezuela - Chile - Italy - Switzerland - Turkey - Puerto Rico - New York, NY - Boston, MA - San Francisco, CA
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I live and work on the edge - the views are breathtaking, the experiences deep and satisfying and the learning is limitless.
Introduction
I live and work on the edge - the views are breathtaking, the experiences deep and satisfying and the learning is limitless.
Education
  • Harvard Business School
    Business Strategy, 1974 - 1978
  • Harvard Law School
    Corporate Law, 1974 - 1978
  • Oxford University
    Modern Middle Eastern Studies, 1972 - 1974
  • Wesleyan University
    College of Social Studies, 1968 - 1972
  • Phillips Academy
    1966 - 1968
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Male