Prof. Linda Yueh was the guest of London Innovation Society for the 4th event of Building Castles in the Sky series at Level39, London. Prof Yueh is former Chief Business Correspondent for BBC News, Currently Professor of Economics at London Business School and the author of ‘The Great Economists: How Their Ideas Can Help Us Today’.
What drives innovation, now and then? The Great Economist Joseph Schumpeter wrote about ‘creative destruction’ and outlined the process of innovation during the Industrial Revolution and how it improved economic growth. What drove innovation then and what inspires it now in the digital age? Can the innovations of today match those of a century ago in raising productivity across the economy? Can the innovations of the digital era rival previous inventions, such as electrification? Watch the keynote and join us to have a great conversation on this!