Parag Khanna is a CNN Global Contributor and Senior Research Fellow in the Centre on Asia and Globalisation at the National University of Singapore. He is the bestselling author of Connectography: Mapping the Future of Global Civilization, Technocracy in America: Rise of the Info-State, and The Second World: Empires and Influence in the New Global Order. Dr. Khanna has advised the governments of many countries such as the US, UK, Germany, Italy, Brazil, the UAE, and Singapore, as well as executives of many global corporations such as PricewaterhouseCoopers, Blackrock and Goldman Sachs.
Dr. Khanna speaks about how companies can gain a decisive advantage in the new world order by embracing connectivity. He shares extensive insight into global supply chain shifts in Eurasia and the developing world, current and anticipated technological breakthroughs and the opportunities they present, and market entry strategies for building a global brand by raising awareness and managing risk. To view Dr. Khanna’s 2016 TED Talk, “How megacities are changing the map of the world,” click here.
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