From Gutenberg’s printing press to anesthesia, what do the world’s greatest innovation have in common? Technology and commitment to excellence perhaps, but CIGI Senior Fellow Richard Gold says innovations are so much more than the products and services we end up with.

In this talk, Gold explains why people are what is integral to true innovation and how we can foster and better leverage a culture of innovative thinking. Drawing from examples throughout history, Gold tells the rich story of how human beings are equipped to creatively solve problems and why technology is neither sufficient or necessary for innovation to occur.

Leading thinkers from around the globe look at how societal conditions foster successful innovations
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