Luminaries Event with Tom Friedman

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Luminaries Event with Tom Friedman

How I see the future, around the world, across America and down Main Street

Wednesday, March 24, 2021
11:00am - 12:00pm

Virtual Event 





Minnesota native Tom Friedman has chronicled many disruptive forces during his 40 years as a journalist; from economic globalization to climate change, and now the COVID-19 pandemic. Hear his views on how these great disruptors have influenced daily life, lessons we have learned, and what comes next.
Tom will sit down with his life-long friend Ken Greer, Augeo CMO, to explore some of these big issues he's covered over four decades of reporting and column writing. Learn from his insights on disruptive thinking, radical entrepreneurship and the innovation surge taking place in local communities everywhere. See the future through the unique lens of Tom Friedman – around the globe, across America, and down main street. 
David Kristal, Founder and CEO of Augeo, will highlight the Luminaries vision and Sri Zaheer, Dean of the Carlson School, will engage Tom in questions about global innovation and share questions from the audience. It’s sure to be an enlightening conversation. You won't want to miss it!


About the Luminaries Speaker Series

The Luminaries Speaker Series showcases prominent global leaders at the forefront of disruptive innovation in a broad range of industry, nonprofit and public sector fields. Jointly developed by Augeo and the Holmes Center for Entrepreneurship at the Carlson School, these events are designed to inspire and engage insightful debate among students, faculty and alumni of the University of Minnesota. Augeo is a global leader in enterprise engagement and loyalty marketing, led by Carlson School alum David Kristal.