In discussion with Alex Edmans

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In this episode of #TheSpeakerShow, Sean Pillot de Chenecey interviews Alex Edmans, Professor of Finance at London Business School. He is an expert in corporate governance, responsible business, investment strategy, behavioural economics, time management, and the use and misuse of data and evidence.

Alex has spoken at the World Economic Forum in Davos, testified in the UK Parliament, presented to the World Bank Board of Directors as part of the Distinguished Speaker Series, and given TED talks with a combined 2 million views. He is also Mercers School Memorial Professor of Business at Gresham College. Alex is frequently interviewed in the media, has written Op-Eds for the Financial Times and Wall Street Journal, and writes regularly for Harvard Business Review. His book “Grow the Pie”, was published in 2020.

In this fascinating episode, we discuss a range of his views on issues including:

  • Purposeful Business
  • The Reliability of Evidence
  • The Psychology of Finance
  • Business Skills for the 21st Century
  • How Business Can Better Serve Society

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