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John Hagel
Works at Center for the Edge
Attended Harvard Business School
Lives in Burlingame, California
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Entrepreneurs are not who we think they are and we're all going to need to become entrepreneurs 
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Technology will create tomorrow's global cities and a robust innovation environment will generate the technology 
Sixty years ago San Jose was a farming community outside of San Francisco and Zurich a banking and traditional chemical manufacturer. Today, these cities are among the global elite, with their citi…
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You think human schools are hard? Try watching what goes on at tree schools . . . but they're committed to learning 
Thirst is harder for trees to endure than hunger, because they can satisfy their hunger whenever they want. Like a baker who always…
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Testing undermines the ability to learn, but our schools are organized around testing - something's got to give 
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We've been missing the real disruptive potential of peer to peer technology like blockchain - my new research report from the Center for the Edge 
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The evolution of the workplace in Silicon Valley - count me as a fan of the power of pull to downtown urban settings 
The Bay Area’s economic engine has evolved into a spatial pattern that comes with high environmental and social costs. Can we change course?
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Evolution yields brain structure ideally suited to teasing apart the complexity of the universe and provides the foundation of deep learning 
Nobody understands why deep neural networks are so good at solving complex problems. Now physicists say the secret is buried in the laws of physics.
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The biggest impediment to learning is the executive system, the part of the brain that makes conscious decisions 
Lauren R. Weinstein is a cartoonist based in New Jersey. She is currently working on a graphic novel tentatively entitled How to…
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It's simple: if you want to thrive in this world, forget about STEM and focus on where you're going out in the future 
The advent of artificial intelligence places more focus on the need for creativity.
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The fact that there's a war with ad-blockers should be a red flag to advertisers but they seem oblivious to the message 
A simple Chrome extension takes advantage of rules that require social-media ads to be clearly labeled.
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Singing can make you happy, especially if you sing with others 
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25 year old student, Shu Lam, may have come up with a scientific breakthrough to fight drug-resistant superbugs without antibiotics 
A 25-year-old student has just come up with a way to fight drug-resistant superbugs without antibiotics.
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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
Basic Information
Gender
Male
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
Places
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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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