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For the second consecutive year The Thinkers50 ranked Don Tapscott #4 of the top management thinkers. “The Thinkers50 is the global ranking of management thinkers. Published every two years and is the essential guide to which thinkers and which ideas matter now.” Congratulations to Don!

Sarah Harrison was honoured with the International Willy Brandt Prize for 'special political courage'. Germany's political party SPD says Sarah "exemplifies the pursuit of transparency and its use against escalating surveillance. Sarah Harrison has with her commitment to WikiLeaks and especially in the company of Edward Snowden showed great political courage." The prize is named for former West German chancellor Willy Brandt, who won the 1971 Nobel Peace Prize. Congratulations Sarah!

MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) recently announced a new $25 million research center funded by Toyota to further the development of autonomous vehicle technologies. Led by CSAIL director Daniela Rus, the new center will focus on developing advanced decision-making algorithms and systems that allow vehicles to perceive and navigate their surroundings safely, without human input. Read more.

Patrick Dixon’s 16th book The Future of (Almost) Everything, is now available. It reveals dozens of new key trends which will impact your business and personal life, and explains what they will mean for our wider world. As Patrick says, "Take hold of your future or the future will take hold of you.”
Book Praise
"Every leader needs to keep ahead of major trends. Think radically and read this book to keep ahead of the future!” — Sinclair Beecham MBE, Co-Founder of Pret A Manger
"A must read for anyone keen to understand what the future may hold for them." — Lynda Gratton, London Business School

Gernot Wagner is Lead Senior Economist at the Environmental Defense Fund and co-author of Climate Shock: The Economic Consequences of a Hotter Planet. He is fiercely engaged with turning the engines of prosperity toward a stable climate. For audiences ranging from technologists to the general public, Gernot brings his fresh, lively vision to the issue of climate change and offering economically-sound, actionable solutions to what is arguably the most important issue of our time.

December 2015
Juan EnriquezArgentina
Kevin AshtonChina and Korea
Chris AndersonKorea
Gernot WagnerCanada
Gideon RachmanMonaco
Hilary MasonUnited Kingdom
Emily TrueloveCanada
Tom KelleyBrazil
January 2016
Don TapscottNorway
Gideon RachmanUnited Kingdom
Adrian WooldridgeUnited Arab Emirates
Martin WolfSwitzerland
Patrick DixonSpain
Gillian TettUnited Kingdom, Ireland and Finland
February 2016
John MicklethwaitGermany
Paul KrugmanGermany
Martin WolfNetherlands
Jane McGonigalNetherlands
Roni Zeiger, M.D.Germany
March 2016
Radek SikorskiSwitzerland
Sam WangHong Kong
Mimi ItoSingapore
Jane McGonigalCanada
Michael PettisUnited Kingdom
Martin WolfUnited Kingdom
J. Bradford DeLongUnited Kingdom
Adam S. PosenGermany
April 2016
Simon JohnsonUnited Arab Emirates
Patrick DixonBelgium
Tom KelleyChina
Juan EnriquezMexico
May 2016
Barry J. EichengreenSwitzerland
Jane McGonigalAustralia
Patrick DixonUnited Kingdom
Paul KrugmanPortugal
June 2016
Don TapscottFrance
Juan EnriquezFrance
Edward LucasPoland
Dani RodrikColombia
Nate SilverFrance
October 2016
Amy ChuaFinland
Joi ItoItaly
Amy CuddySpain