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Thinker-Fest 2023 Report

April 03, 2023

Weak ties still matter for job seekers — at least, in some industries; artificial intelligence needs to be designed much more deliberately, and remote work requires re-imagined forms of management. Most of all, current social media and AI are at a tipping point where business and society have to make sense of the super-fast pace of change.

These were some of the insights shared at ThinkerFest 2023 on February 23, virtually attended by more than 850 people worldwide.

ThinkerFest 2023 was a unique collaboration by MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy (IDE), which examines the digital economy, and Thinkers50, a UK-based group that identifies, ranks, and shares management ideas that can make a positive difference in the world. (Read more here.)

In this report, we highlight the issues that are top-of-mind to top thought leaders– including Sinan Aral, Rahaf Harfoush, Martin Lindstrom, Geoffrey Parker, and others– and recap the sessions.

If you missed the event, here’s your chance to catch up! If you attended, deepen your insights and share with your peers.

View the full report