Building Bridges Podcast

Building Bridges is a podcast that asks important questions about the future of business. Using a lively, group discussion format,  guests go beyond the “what” of an issue to also explore why, so what, and what if.

The podcast is hosted by SkyBridge founder and president James Millar.

Ep. 8 – How Might Business Change if Information Couldn’t Be Protected? Pt 2
Ep. 8 – How Might Business Change if Information Couldn’t Be Protected? Pt 2

This is the second  part of our two-episode conversation about information security, which began with last week’s episode. As we discussed last week, the inability to secure information results in catastrophic incidents every single day. And many business leaders aren’t aware that their security infrastructures are broken. Shuman Ghosemajumder, Shawn Henry, and Mischel Kwon return to help us explore several…

Ep. 7 – How Might Business Change if Information Couldn’t Be Protected? Pt 1
Ep. 7 – How Might Business Change if Information Couldn’t Be Protected? Pt 1

The inability to secure information results in catastrophic incidents every single day. Still, many business leaders aren’t even aware their security infrastructures are broken. In part one of this two-part series on information security, our guests — Shuman Ghosemajumder, Shawn Henry, and Mischel Kwon, discuss: The changing nature of cyber threats Impact of new technologies and applications The need for…

Ep. 6 – How Do We Rethink Education When Most Knowledge Fits in Our Pockets? Pt 2
Ep. 6 – How Do We Rethink Education When Most Knowledge Fits in Our Pockets? Pt 2

Khan Academy founder Sal Khan has observed that the current education system was designed by the Prussians, who hoped to “churn out loyal and tractable citizens who would learn the value of submitting to the authority of parents, teachers, church, and, ultimately, king.” However, Khan further notes that “Today’s world needs a workforce of creative, curious, and self-directed lifelong learners…

Ep. 5 – How Do We Rethink Education When Most Knowledge Fits in Our Pockets? Pt 1
Ep. 5 – How Do We Rethink Education When Most Knowledge Fits in Our Pockets? Pt 1

According to historian and best-selling author Yuval Noah Harari: “Since we do not know how the job market would look in 2030 or 2040, already today we have no idea what to teach our kids. Most of what they currently learn at school will probably be irrelevant by the time they are forty.” While the problem statement is simple, the…

Ep. 4 – What Should Entrepreneurs Learn From Corporate Leaders—and Vice Versa? Pt 2
Ep. 4 – What Should Entrepreneurs Learn From Corporate Leaders—and Vice Versa? Pt 2

One this episode of Building Bridges we are joined again by Leonard Schlesinger and Denny Weinberg for part two of our podcast on what entrepreneurs and corporate leaders can learn from one another. Links to our guests resources and their bios can be found in the show notes of Episode 3. Entrepreneurs are…

Ep. 3 – What Should Entrepreneurs Learn From Corporate Leaders—and Vice Versa? Pt 1
Ep. 3 – What Should Entrepreneurs Learn From Corporate Leaders—and Vice Versa? Pt 1

Today we are joined by Leonard Schlesinger and Denny Weinberg. Leonard is currently a Baker Foundation Professor at the Harvard Business School but he has transitioned several times between academic and managerial roles in both educational and business settings. Denny is a member of the founding team at…

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