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Monday, May 09, 2005

Tech Mover: Frans Johansson

Serial entrepreneur Frans Johansson is the product of multiple cultures, backgrounds, and families. The former CEO of a software company, the VP of marketing for a health care company, and a Harvard MBA, he was born and raised in Sweden but now lives in New York. His life experiences created the perfect crucible for the realization which is the centerpiece of his book.

Breakthrough innovations can occur when we create novel connections between disciplines, particular those disciplines that are rarely connected.

In this exclusive interview with the author of The Medici Effect we discuss how he came to write the book, how people are applying it's principles, and where we might find the intersection that delivers the next round of break-through innovations.