The Center for Integration of Science and Industry is proud to present the Innovator’s Business Series.
The Innovator's Business Series features talks and informal discussions with thought leaders from academia and industry focused on best practices in translational science. Speakers present the perspective of successful innovators in translating scientific advances into public value. The theme of the series centers on the need for integrating technological and business innovation in the fields of biotechnology, healthcare, high-tech and alternative energy.
Innovation and Its Enemies: Why People Resist New Technologies
February 2, 2017, 5:00pm, Bentley's Wilder Pavilion
Professor Calestous Juma, of the Harvard Kennedy School, will join us to discuss his recently published book, Innovation and Its Enemies: Why People Resist New Technologies, as part of our Innovator's Business Series.
Recent Innovator's Business Series Speakers
Distinguished Professor of Political Science, Northeastern University
Governor of Massachusetts (1975-1979, 1983-1991)
1988 Democratic Nominee for President of the United States
Former General Council BASF Bioresearch
Former President BASF Bioresearch
President & CEO, MassBio
President and Chief Executive Officer of Boston Children's Hospital
President Emeritus and Senior Fellow of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement
Formerly the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Executive Chairman, Alkeus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Formerly the President, CEO and Chairman of Vertex Pharmaceuticals
Executive Vice-President for Technology and Innovation, IBM (retired)
President and CEO of Envivo Pharmaceuticals
Formerly the President and CEO of Massachusetts Life Sciences Center