Innovation – How Technology can Reconcile Progress and Economic Justice
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Innovation – How Technology can Reconcile Progress and Economic Justice
Seminar

Innovation – How Technology can Reconcile Progress and Economic Justice

Innovation is the lifeblood of human progress and a key driver of economic growth. It is as the saying goes, the “calling card of the future”. But how does innovation relate to public policy, R&D, and wealth disparity? In this interactive seminar, James Cusick defines and explores the nature of innovation especially as it relates to Economic outcomes such as wealth and income distribution with reference to the works of Henry George and Joseph Schumpeter.

James Cusick is an IT leader with over 30 years of experience in Software Engineering, Information Security, IT Operations, Process Engineering, and Project Management. He is currently Director of IT Service Management Process with a global information services firm.

Previously James held leadership roles with Dell Services, Lucent Bell Laboratories, and AT&T Laboratories. James was also an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Columbia University and has published widely in his fields of interest including two recent books on Software Engineering and over 75 articles.

James holds degrees from the University of California and Columbia University. He also pursued History of Science research at NYU’s Polytechnic Institute and is currently exploring concepts in Political Economy at the Henry George School of Social Science.

Featured Speaker: James Cusick
Location: 149 East 38th Street, New York, NY 10016
Date: Thursday, February 21, 2019
Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

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