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Rishad Tobaccowala
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Pasteurization (American English) or pasteurisation (British English) is a process invented by French scientist Louis Pasteur during the nineteenth century. In 1864 Pasteur discovered that heating the beer and wine was enough to kill most of the bacteria that caused spoilage and hence, prevented these beverages from turning sour. 
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How we spend our time in meetings occupies a large portions of our careers. How to ensure good meetings. 
We spend our time in meetings. Meetings at work. Meeting friends. Meetings where you present and meetings where you are presented to. Meetings with all sorts of people. Meetings over meals and meet...
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Frank Gehry designed 8 Spruce Street is the Western Hemispheres tallest residential building.
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Intriguing read at a smart approach
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In a digital world analog skills are the differentiator.

How to Be Emotionally Intelligent

1. Self awareness. 2. Self management 3.Empathy. 4. Relationships. 
What makes a leader? Knowledge, smarts and vision, but also the ability to identify and monitor emotions and manage relationships.
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"The business of life is the acquisition of memories. That is all there is."
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As Apple fiddles with its watch it is Asia's time. India's Tata invests in Chinese phone maker Xiaomi.

http://recode.net/2015/04/26/indias-ratan-tata-buys-stake-in-chinese-phone-maker-xiaomi/
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"The business of life is the acquisition of memories. That is all there is."

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Change. So scares the poop out of many incumbents that Board rooms are less Game of Thrones and more Game of Potties!
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My 10 Key Career Learnings Over 33 years.
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Descending into Boston as the light streaks into night.
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Those were the days my friends.
They did come thankfully to an end.
This was what we did pre cloud
A past now in the misty shroud
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Frankly, although a techie, I would welcome complete obliteration of digital tech and a return to paper, pen, landlines and no work communication expected 24/7. We've paid a price far to great for what once was fun.
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Reinvention, Innovation, Futures
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  • Publicis Groupe
    Chief Strategist, present
  • DigitasLBI, Razorfish, VivaKi
    Reinvention, Innovation, Futures, 2014
  • Denuo, Publicis Groupe Media, Starcom Mediavest, Leo Burnett, Giant Step
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Chicago
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Bombay ( Mumbai)
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Reinventing.
Introduction

Rishad Tobaccowala is Chief Strategist  and Member of the Directoire+ of Publicis Groupe– the world’s third largest communications company with 62,000 employees.

Previously, Rishad was Chairman of DigitasLBi and Razorfish, two leading, global digital marketing and business transformation networks which are a part of Publicis. Rishad wasand  also the Chief Strategy and Innovation officer of VivaKi, a global leader in digital advertising solutions and a center of excellence and resource for the entire Publicis Groupe, 

Rishad focuses on incubating new ideas, approaches and models for the next generation of data driven marketing, story telling, brand rethinking and the next two billion customers (China and India).

 Rishad serves on the board of directors or board of advisers of several companies including  Jana, Greycroft Ventures, and Abundant Ventures and is the Chairman of The Tobaccowala Foundation which helps 10,000 needy individuals in India in the areas of education and healthcare.

Rishad has a BA in Math from the University of Bombay and an MBA in Marketing and Finance from the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago
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  • University of Chicago
  • University of Bombay
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