The event: TED Salon: “Rethink,” hosted by TED business curator Corey Hajim and TED tech curator Alex Moura When and where: Thursday, June 6, 2019, at the TED World Theater in New York City The partner: Brightline Initiative, with Brightline executive director Ricardo Vargas warming up the audience with opening remarks Music: Dark pop bangers […]Continue reading
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Efosa Ojomo leads the Global Prosperity research group at the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation, a think tank based in Boston and Silicon Valley. In January, 2019, Ojomo and Harvard Business School professor Clayton Christensen published The Prosperity Paradox: How Innovation Can Lift Nations Out of Poverty. In a Wall Street Journal review of The Prosperity Paradox, Rupert Darwall writes: "The authors return the entrepreneur and innovation to the center stage of economic development and prosperity."
Ojomo's work has been published and covered by the Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review, the Guardian, Quartz, Forbes, Fortune, The World Bank, NPR and several other media outlets. He speaks regularly on innovation and has presented his work at TED, the Aspen Ideas Festival, the World Bank, Harvard, Yale, Oxford and at several other conferences and institutions.
Ojomo graduated from Vanderbilt University with a degree in computer engineering and got his MBA from Harvard Business School.
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