How Genomes and Other Forces are Changing Your Life

THU, DEC 11, 2003 (1:10:18)

Juan Enriquez discusses his book, As the Future Catches You, which puts the reader face to face with a series of unprecedented political, ethical, economic, and financial issues, dramatically demonstrating the cascading impact of the genetic, digital, and intellectual revolutions of life. Juan Enriquez is recognized as one of the world’s leading authorities on the economic and political impacts of life sciences. He is chairman and CEO of Biotechnology, a company dedicated to the research and funding of startups that enable the genomic revolution. Enriquez is the director of the Life Sciences Project at Harvard Business School, where he is building an interdisciplinary center focusing on how business will change as a result of the life sciences revolution.

+ BIO: Juan Enriquez

Juan Enriquez, bestselling author, businessman, and academic, is recognized as one of the world’s leading authorities on the economic and political impacts of life sciences. He is currently Chairman and CEO of Biotechonomy LLC, a life sciences research and investment firm. He was the founding director of the Harvard Business School Life Sciences Project, and author of the global bestseller As the Future Catches You: How Genomics & Other Forces are Changing Your Life, Work, Health & Wealth. He has published several key articles including, “Transforming Life, Transforming Business: the Life Science Revolution,” co-authored with Ray Goldberg, which received a McKinsey Prize in 2000 (2nd place). He co-authored the first map of global nucleotide data flow as well as HBS working papers on “Life Sciences in Arabic Speaking Countries”, “Global Life Science Data Flows and the IT industry”, “SARS, Smallpox, and Business Unusual,” and “Technology, Gene Research and National Competitiveness.” Harvard Business School Interactive picked Juan as one of the best teachers at HBS and showcased his work in its first set of faculty products.

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Cambridge Science Festival: Science in Everyday Life Series
NOVA: Cracking the Code of Life Series