Amar Bhidé Seminar: How Can We do Better?: Lessons from HIV/AIDS

Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 4:10pm
Columbia University
In a seminar titled How Can We do Better?: Lessons from HIV/AIDS, Amar Bhidé discusses why medical innovation is being held back by being more closed and exclusive than non-medical innovation. Amar Bhidé is the Thomas Schmidheiny Professor of International Business at Tufts University, editor of Capitalism and Society, member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and the author of A Call for Judgment: Sensible Finance for a Dynamic Economy (Oxford, 2010), The Origin and Evolution of New Businesses (Oxford, 2000) and The Venturesome Economy: How Innovation Sustains Prosperity in a More Connected World (Princeton, 2008). A former McKinsey & Company consultant, Bhidé was educated at the Indian Institute of Technology and Harvard Business School, where he graduated as a Baker Scholar and later served as an associate professor.