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THINKERS50 RADAR CLASS OF 2019

WILLIAM KERR

Professor at Harvard Business School, co-director of the Managing the Future of Work Project.

Ideas

Explores impact of immigrants on business, the economy and society.

Nationality

American

BIO

Educated at the University of Virginia and then MIT where he became a lecturer. Worked in the executive office of the President. A recipient of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Prize for Distinguished Research in Entrepreneurship.

Content

The Gift of Global Talent: How migration shapes business, economy and society (Stanford, 2018).

 

website

hbs.edu/managing-the-future-of-work/research/Pages/global-talent.aspx

Twitter

@william_r_kerr

VERDICT

“There’s a revolution taking place in entrepreneurship as powerful new technologies allow startups to pursue global business opportunities. Kerr dives deep into the pool of global talent behind this transformation.”

Eric Ries

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