Creative Destruction - Innovation in America and China Oct. 25th, 2011
INSIDE TRACK: “Creative Destruction”— Innovation in America and China
You are cordially invited to join Stephen J. Friedman and Richard Foster, bestselling author and management consultant in a compelling discussion on “Creative Destruction”— Innovation in America and China.
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts
3 Spruce Street
New York, NY
Pace Alumni Cocktail Reception
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Conversation and Questions
7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
There will be a simulcast of the event at 7:00 p.m. in the Gottesman Room on the Pleasantville campus. Pizza will be served.
Austrian economist Joseph Schumpeter’s “gales of creative destruction” are blowing and many companies are being taken under by this storm. Richard Foster shares his view on how the changing economy of China will determine which U.S. businesses will survive and prosper, and which ones will wither and die.
Please register. Questions? Contact Sheila Murray at (877) 825-8664
Richard Foster is an emeritus director of McKinsey & Company, where he founded the technology and innovation practice, the health care practice, and the private equity practice, and led McKinsey’s worldwide knowledge development. He currently advises health care service and technology companies on how to capitalize on disruptive innovation. He has written two bestselling books: Innovation: The Attacker’s Advantage (1986) and Creative Destruction (2001), as well as many articles in research and popular journals. He was the external leader of the Council on Foreign Relations Study Group on Innovation and Economic Power, which led to the publication of Technological Innovation and Economic Performance, Princeton University Press (2001). Foster is a member of the executive committee of the board of directors of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, the Yale School of Medicine Dean’s Advisory Board, the Harvard Medical School Health Care Policy Advisory Committee, the National Research Council’s Policy and Global Affairs Committee, the Council for Aid to Education Board, and the Executive Committee of the W. M. Keck Foundation. He is also co-chair of the National Academies (of Science, Engineering, and Medicine) President’s Circle, and a senior faculty fellow at the Yale School of Management.